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Course Overview

The National Lipid Association (NLA) coding course Advances in Coding: Exploring ICD-10 Implementations has been designed to assist in assuring accurate coding and reimbursement by offering a variety of educational programs and coding tools.

Deadline to claim credit: May 1, 2019

Last Activity:

Objectives and Accreditation

ACTIVITY DATES

Release Date: May 1, 2016
Expiration Date: May 1, 2019

FEE INFORMATION

This course offered at a cost of $200.00

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The National Lipid Association (NLA) coding course Advances in Coding: Exploring ICD-10 Implementations has been designed to assist in assuring accurate coding and reimbursement by offering a variety of educational programs and coding tools. The course will provide the understanding and skills necessary to ensure the financial health necessary for providing quality care to patients. Attendees will be able to apply the coding and documentation guidelines for problem-oriented and screening services to everyday clinical practice. Understanding how to properly select Evaluation and Management and preventive codes will improve reimbursement and ensure compliance with applicable guidelines and regulations.

ACTIVITY TYPE

Enduring Internet Activity

TARGET AUDIENCE

This program has been designed for physicians, coders, technicians and administrators with a basic understanding of CPT and ICD-10.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Apply screening and preventive codes and services into lipid and cardiometabolic risk reduction programs;
  • Implement Evaluation and Management Code guidelines and documentation requirements to the clinical practice;
  • Recognize ICD-10-CM changes important to lipid and cardiometabolic risk reduction programs.

CRITERIA FOR SUCCESS

Statements of credit will be awarded based on the participant's attendance and submission of the activity evaluation form. A statement of credit will be available upon completion of the online evaluation/claimed credit form at the end of this course. The deadline to claim credit is May 1, 2019.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

There is no commercial support provided for this activity.

CREDIT DESIGNATION

National Lipid Association

CME credit provided by the National Lipid Association


Physicians
The National Lipid Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The National Lipid Association designates this Enduring Internet activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants
NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by ACCME.

FACULTY

Emily Hill, PA
President
Hill & Associates
Wilmington, NC


DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE AND INVESTIGATIONAL PRODUCTS

This educational activity may include discussion of uses of agents that are investigational and/or unapproved by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

DISCLOSURE DECLARATION

It is the policy of NLA to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor, and integrity in all of its continuing education activities. The faculty must disclose to the participants any significant relationships with commercial interests whose products or devices may be mentioned in the activity or with the commercial supporter of this continuing education activity. Identified conflict of interest is resolved by NLA prior to accreditation of the activity. NLA planners and reviewers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

DISCLAIMER

This course is designed solely to provide the healthcare professional with information to assist in his/her practice and professional development and is not to be considered a diagnostic tool to replace professional advice or treatment. The course serves as a general guide to the healthcare professional, and therefore, cannot be considered as giving legal, nursing, medical, or other professional advice in specific cases. The NLA specifically disclaims responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting directly or indirectly from information in the course, for undetected error, or through the readerís misunderstanding of content.

PERMISSIONS

The National Lipid Association acknowledges that permissions have been obtained for use of all copyrighted materials, including graphs, tables, pictures, and charts printed in this activity syllabus. Permissions have also been obtained from identifiable patients in photographs and other images, consistent with the DHHS HIPAA regulations for individual privacy.

Faculty Financial Disclosures

Speaker
Relationship
Company

Hill, Emily
N/A
Nothing to Disclose

Planners Disclosures

NLA
N/A
Nothing to Disclose


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