Archived Webinars

Coding Scenarios for STD Clinic Visits

Date: July 27, 2016   
Presenter: Lissa B. Singer, RNP, MBA, CPC-I, CPCO

On our last coding webinar, participants asked us to present more coding scenarios, and we listened. In this webinar, Lissa Singer presents a series of patient encounter scenarios for typical visits in STD clinics with ICD-10 and CPT coding options. She also discusses common reasons for denials and provides some ideas on how to avoid them.

Confidential Protections for Explanation of Benefits (EOB):
Massachusetts and California Experiences

Date:  June 20, 2016
Ruth Dawson, JD, MPH, Staff Attorney, ACLU of Southern California; Amy Moy, Vice President of Public Affairs, California Family Health Council; and Alyssa R. Vangeli, JD, MPH, Senior Health Policy Manager, Health Care For All

This presentation provides an overview of Massachusetts’s and California’s efforts to improve confidentiality protections for EOB forms. Massachusetts presents current policy recommendations and advocacy efforts, while California discusses the Confidential Health Information Act, which took effect on January 1, 2015. Presenters give an update on activities to monitor and support the law’s implementation.

Show Me the Money: Improving Accounts Receivable Management

Date:  May 4, 2016
Debbie Sullivan, MBA, PT

This webinar covers how to develop and use key performance indicators (KPIs) to monitor accounts receivable. It uses a case study that will highlight how to identify and use KPIs for addressing problems in the revenue cycle.

An Overview of ICD-10 Coding for STI Services

Date:  February 24, 2016
Lissa B. Singer, RNP, MBA, CPC-I, CPCO

This webinar provides an overview of STI-related ICD-10 codes and how they differ from ICD-9 codes. It highlights the major changes from ICD-9 to ICD-10.

How to do a Cost Analysis and Use the Results

Date:  January 11, 2016
Alexia Eslan, MBAH & Andee Krasner, MPH

This webinar presents how to conduct a cost analysis for a service and program and provides examples for how to use the data for programmatic decisions.

Partnerships to Enhance Clinic Sustainability

Date:  October 21, 2015
Debbie Wood, MBA, PT

Over the past decade state and national funding for STD services has declined. Many STD service providers are thinking about innovative ways to improve their clinics’ long-term viability. In this webinar, you will learn about six types of partnerships that can help you bring in revenue and improve clinic efficiency. Participants will also learn some strategies for initiating a partnership.
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STD Billing & Reimbursement Toolkit: What’s in it for me?

Date: October 9th, 2014
Host: CDC, DSTDP Learning Hour
Jennifer Kawatu, RN MPH and Andee Krasner, MPH

This presentation provides an overview of the target audiences for the national STD Billing and Reimbursement Toolkit as well a description of the tools that are available.

Third-Party Billing for Public Health STD Services

Date: February 2014
Andee Krasner, MPH, Jennifer Kawatu, RN MPH and Daryn Eikner, MS

Presentation on results from a nationally coordinated needs assessment of STD-certified 340B clinics, project area STD prevention programs, and state public health labs, around billing capacity and training needs.

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Introduction to Coding and Documentation for STD Services

Date: August 7, 2013
Host: Region I STD TAC
Lissa B. Singer, MBA, RNP, CPC- I

This webinar provides an overview of coding and documentation for STD services, including a review of ICD-9/ diagnosis/ CPT coding for common STD services, understanding coding for Evaluation and Management visits, and the use of modifiers.

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