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AUA Coding Seminar

Overview/Register

The 2019 AUA Coding Seminar is an intermediate level course designed to update your CPT coding skills and hone your ICD-10 coding skills from the AUA, a leader in quality urologic education. Physician's CME and Coder's CEUs are available.

Maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

Course Location

The Westin Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV 

July 19-20, 2019

Through this course, you will obtain:

  • The latest coding updates and information for 2019
  • Online course materials
  • Access to optional Friday Workshop Sessions – You can take one or all three workshops

Registration Options

Most Popular Option!

Seminar & Workshops

Friday Practice Essentials Seminar
Friday Auditing Workshop
Friday Surgical Procedure
Coding Workshop
Saturday Coding Seminar

Saturday Seminar

Saturday Coding
Seminar Only

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Course Registration Fees

*Early-Bird Registration Ends June 4, 2019

Saturday Session

 

Coding Seminar

Before or on June 4, 2019

Coding Seminar

After June 4, 2019

AUA Member or PMN Subscriber$425$475
Non-Member$500$550

Friday Sessions
Each session is an additional fee included with the price of the Coding Seminar.

 Practice Essentials SeminarAuditing WorkshopSurgical Procedure Coding Workshop
AUA Member or PMN Subscriber$165 each$165 each$165
Non-Member$195 each$195 each$195

Bring your entire coding team!

Download a hard copy registration form to take advantage of the "team rates." The first registered attendee from a practice may bring additional participants for a reduced registration rate. The reduced rate for additional attendees (approximately –12%) is determined by the rate paid by the first attendee (Member, PMN subscriber of Non–member). Each attendee must have their own individual AUA ID number. If you do not have an AUA ID number, please complete the "Request AUA ID" form today.

NOTE: The primary registrant must attend for others to obtain team discounts.

Cancellation Policy

An administration fee of 15% is assessed if registration is cancelled up to six weeks prior to the course. If registration is cancelled four to six weeks from the course, the cancellation fee of 50% of the registration fee will be paid. No registration fees will be refunded less than four weeks prior to the course.

Cancellations must be made in writing. Requests may be made via mail or fax to 410-689-3912. Questions? Call 1-800-908-9414 or email registration@AUAnet.org.

Questions?

Call 1-800-904-9414 or email registration@AUAnet.org.

Program Schedule: Friday Seminars

Optional Friday Workshops (for an additional fee)

Practice Essentials Seminar
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Auditing Workshop
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Refreshments

Surgical Procedure Coding Workshop
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Attendance is limited to 50 participants for all three optional Friday workshop sessions.


Practice Essentials Seminar Agenda

Faculty

Jay Motola, MD
Max Reiboldt
Sean Weiss

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify effective practices to improve efficiencies of the urology practice
  2. Determine best financial decisions for the urology practice
  3. Describe common documentation errors that may result in an audit
8:00 a.m.Registration & Breakfast
8:30 a.m.Identifying and Promoting Effective Practices
9:30 a.m.How to Make the Best Financial Decisions for Your Practice
10:30 a.m.2019 Audit Targets and Medicare's TPE Program


Auditing Workshop Agenda

Faculty

Latarsha Fisher, CPC, CPMA

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. List challenges with E&M documentation
  2. Describe Office based E&M documentation
  3. Determine what is inpatient E&M Documentation
*Bring your 2019 CPT Books to this session
**Credit Designation: The American Urological Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
12:45 p.m.Registration
1:00 p.m.Challenges with E&M Documentation
1:15 p.m.Office Based E&M Documentation
2:00 p.m.Inpatient E&M Documentation
2:45 p.m.Questions & Answers
 

Surgical Procedure Coding Workshop Agenda

Faculty

Edna Maldonado, CPC, ICD–10–CM, AHIMA Trainer

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. List challenges on surgical quidelines
  2. Code complex urological issues and multiple procedures
  3. Describe coding information to be used in the everyday practice
*Bring your 2019 CPT Books to this session
**Credit Designation: The American Urological Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
2:45 p.m.Registration
3:00 p.m.Review Surgical Guidelines
3:30 p.m.Procedural Coding Exercises
4:45 p.m.Questions & Answers

Program Schedule: Saturday Seminar

Faculty

Edna Maldonado, CPC, ICD–10–CM, AHIMA Trainer

Guest Speakers

Mark Painter

Learning Objectives

  1. List the changes to Medicare Program for 2019
  2. Determine coding for the appropriate level of evaluation and management
  3. Code complex urological issues and multiple procedures
  4. Describe the relationship between encounter documentation and code selection
  5. Describe coding information used in the everyday practice

Agenda

8:00 & 8:30 a.m.Registration – Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 9:00 a.m.What's New for 2019 and Beyond
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.What You Need to Know About Medicare Updates!
10:00 – 10:30 a.m.Insurance Updates!
10:30 – 10:45 a.m.Break
10:45 – 12:00 p.m.Evaluation & Management Documentation Strategies
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.Common Billing and Denial Concerns
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.Stay Up to Date with MACRA, MIPS & APM
3:00 – 3:15 p.m.Break
3:15 – 4:15 p.m.How Well Do You Know Your Modifiers?
4:15 – 4:45 p.m.Panel Q&A Coding Scenarios
*Credit Designation: The American Urological Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course Location/Hotel Information

The Westin Las Vegas
160 E. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109
702-836-5900

The AUA recommends that you register for the course BEFORE making travel arrangements. Once the meeting capacity is reached, which may be prior to the early-bird date, the AUA is unable to guarantee a spot in the course.

To hold a reservation, a major credit card number must be provided.

$149 single/double occupancy. Make your reservation online or call 866-837-4215. Reference the group code when making your reservation over the phone to receive the special group rate. Group Code: AUA Coding Seminar 2019

Cut-off Date

Thursday, June 27, 2019
Once the AUA group block is full, which may be prior to the cut-off date, the AUA is unable to guarantee rooms at this rate or at this hotel.

Check-in

4 p.m.

Check-out

11 a.m.

Transportation

The Westin Las Vegas Hotel is approximately 3 miles/15 minutes from Las Vegas's McCarran International Airport. Taxi service is available for approximately $15 one-way. Travel time and fares are dependent on the time of day and traffic conditions. Additional transportation information and directions.

Car Rental

Hertz is pleased to offer special discounted car rental rates to AUA course and meeting attendees. Make your car rental reservation online or call 1-800-654-2240 and mention the AUA discount code CDP# 1953476.

Questions?

Call 1-800-908-9414 or email registration@AUAnet.org.

CME Information

Accreditation

The American Urological Association (AUA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The American Urological Association designates these live activities for a maximum of 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Learners

The AUA is not accredited to offer credit to participants who are not MDs or DOs. However, the AUA will issue documentation of participation that states that the activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM.

Evidence Based Content

It is the policy of the AUA to ensure that the content contained in this CME activity is valid, fair, balanced, scientifically rigorous, and free of commercial bias.

AUA Disclosure Policy

All persons in a position to control the content of an educational activity (i.e., activity planners, presenters, authors) provided by the AUA are required to disclose to the provider any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The AUA must determine if the individual’s relationships may influence the educational content and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the commencement of the educational activity. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent individuals with relevant financial relationships from participating, but rather to provide learners information with which they can make their own judgments.

Resolution of Identified Conflict of Interest

All disclosures will be reviewed by the program/course directors or editors for identification of conflicts of interest. Peer reviewers, working with the program directors and/or editors, will document the mechanism(s) for management and resolution of the conflict of interest and final approval of the activity will be documented prior to implementation. Any of the mechanisms below can/will be used to resolve conflict of interest:

  • Peer review for valid, evidence-based content of all materials associated with an educational activity by the course/program director, editor, and/or Education Conflict of Interest Review Committee or its subgroup
  • Limit content to evidence with no recommendations
  • Introduction of a debate format with an unbiased moderator (point-counterpoint)
  • Inclusion of moderated panel discussion
  • Publication of a parallel or rebuttal article for an article that is felt to be biased
  • Limit equipment representatives to providing logistics and operation support only in procedural demonstrations
  • Divestiture of the relationship by faculty

Off-label or Unapproved Use of Drugs or Devices

The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain reference(s) to off-label or unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Please consult the prescribing information for full disclosure of approved uses.

AUA PARTICIPANT INFORMATION & POLICIES

Disclaimer

The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty, authors and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of the AUA.

Audio, Video and Photographic Equipment

The use of audio, video and other photographic recording equipment by attendees is prohibited inside AUA meeting rooms.

Reproduction Permission

Reproduction of written materials developed for this AUA course is prohibited without the written permission from individual authors and the American Urological Association.

Special Assistance/Dietary Needs

The AUA complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act §12112(a). If any participant is in need of special assistance or has any dietary restrictions, please see the registration desk.

CEU INFORMATION FOR CERTIFIED CODERS

Earn AAPC Coding Certification Credit While You Learn

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEU)

Practice Essentials have been approved for 3.0 CEUs, the Auditing Workshop has been approved for 2.0 CEUs and the Surgical Procedure Coding Workshop has been approved for 2.0 CEUs. Saturday's program has been approved for 7.0 CEUs by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).
Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the Academy of the program content or the program sponsor.

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