Medical Coding and Billing Guidance for Asthma Treatment Biologics
Presenter: Kateryna (Kate) Patskovska, CPB, AAPC Approved Instructor (CPB-I)
Description: Approximately 1 in 13 people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with asthma, so billing and coding for patients with this condition is more common than you think. With many lifesaving biologics available for patients, it's important to get it right the first time. Learn what you need to document, code, and bill asthma treatment biologics for your patients and practice's well-being.
Define uncontrolled moderate and severe asthma.
Learn proper medical billing and coding for Xolair, Dupixent, and Fasenra administered in the physician office.
Go over several medical necessity/documentation/prior-authorization requirement examples, using AETNA, Cigna, and United Healthcare (UHC).
Learn two of the most common denial types and how to resolve them.
Kateryna Patskovska, CPB, AAPC Approved Instructor (CPB-I)
I am a certified medical biller as well as an AAPC Approved Instructor for Medical Billing (CPB-I). I have over 15 years of experience in Healthcare field serving in various positions: medical receptionist, medical biller, supervisor, Practice Manager, etc.
My current and past public speaking engagements include AMBA, SFHIMA chapter and various AAPC Chapters. As for my recorded AAPC CEU approved webinars, you will be able to find them in an online library of BC Advantage Magazine. I am also a published author in the AAPC HBM magazine (November 2021 Issue). If you are interested in my upcoming speaking engagements, please see my home page!
Currently, I am available as a part-time medical billing and coding tutor on Varsity Tutors platform as well as a Health Care Program Planner/Analyst at MetroPlus Health.