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ATS/CHEST Hold Joint Webinar on Medicare 2021 Final Rule

The ATS and CHEST will be jointly hosting a webinar for members to learn about key policies finalized in the recent 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.  The final rule incorporates many important coding, billing and documentation changes that will impact pulmonary, critical care and sleep providers.  The webinar will cover key topics including: 

  • Payment Increases for Outpatient E/M services
  • New E/M Documentation Guidelines – How to use them
  • COVID Public Health Emergency and Provision of virtual medical services
  • Conversion factor impacts other services
  • Prolonged Service codes
  • Q&A with coding and billing experts.

Presenters

  • Omar Hussain, DO – co-chair, Joint ATS/CHEST Clinical Practice Committee
  • Scott Manaker, MD – member, Joint ATS/CHEST Clinical Practice Committee
  • Denise Merlino – coding consultant for ATS/CHEST societies

The webinar is free to ATS and CHEST members. Click here to register for the webinar.

Last Reviewed: January 2021