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VitalWare

November 11, 2015 08:30 ET

VitalWare Prepares Healthcare Professionals for the 2016 OPPS Final Rule and CPT Coding Updates in December

YAKIMA, WA--(Marketwired - November 11, 2015) - Today, VitalWare™, the leader in business intelligence for ICD-10, announced that they will host three complimentary webinars in the month of December. The series kicks off on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015.

Led by VitalWare's Coding and Content Quality team of experts, the webinars will focus on updates to the Outpatient and Ambulatory Service Center Payment System (OPPS) Final Rule and CPT® coding updates for 2016.

Attendees are eligible to receive up to three CEU's from AAPC or AHIMA for attending each webinar and will leave with a better understanding of the changes ahead this January.

2016 CPT Code Updates for Charge Description Master Management takes place on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 at 10:00am PST / 1:00pm EST. Participants will receive an overview of the major changes in CPT Code updates in laboratory, radiology, cardiology and other ancillary services affecting the Charge Description Master.

Updates to the 2016 Outpatient and Ambulatory Service Center Payment System Final Rule takes place on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 at 10:00am PST / 1:00pm EST. The 90 minute webinar will review the OPPS Final Rule and outline significant changes that could affect your organization including:

  • Major APC configuration and payment rate changes
  • Changes to comprehensive APCs
  • Drugs, biologicals, and radiopharmaceuticals reimbursement

2016 CPT Code Updates for HIM Professionals takes place on Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 at 10:00am PST / 1:00pm EST. Participants will evaluate the new, deleted and revised CPT Codes and guidelines focusing on the Surgery and Evaluation and Management (E/M) sections.

For more information on each educational session and to register for one or all of these webinars, please visit http://www.vitalware.com/events/.

About VitalWare

At VitalWare, we're making the business of healthcare easier. VitalWare supports healthcare providers and their partners in achieving a healthier revenue cycle with the latest documentation, coding, billing and auditing solutions. For more information visit www.vitalware.com, email info@vitalware.com, or call (855) 464-2314

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Naomi Garnice
    Email contact
    (855) 464-2310 ext 652