Continuing Education Credit
Colorado Foundation for Medical Care (CFMC) hosts an online activity evaluation system, certificate and outcomes measurement process. Following the activity, you must link to CFMC’s online site (link below) to complete the evaluation form in order to receive your certificate of credit. Once the evaluation form is complete and submitted, you will be automatically sent a copy of your certificate via email. Please note, participants must attend the entire activity to receive all types of credit. Continuing Education evaluation and request for certificates will be accepted up to 60 days post activity date. CFMC will keep a record of attendance on file for 6 years.
Joint Sponsor Statement
This activity is jointly sponsored by Colorado Foundation for Medical Care and MentorHealth.
The goal here is to impart to billers, management and Providers the complexity and scope of the CPT manual using actual examples from each section. In addition, this course is a great introduction and review for medical coders. It does not require any prior knowledge of coding or billing. The take-away here is a solid foundation of CPT coding concepts with specific examples and how they relate to the bigger picture of compliance, accuracy and reimbursement
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians and other healthcare professionals.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
DISCUSS CPT CODING AND BILLING CONCEPTS.
DESCRIBE E & M, SURGICAL GUIDELINES, OB/GYN RULES, MODIFIERS AND THE CPT APPENDICES
CME Credit Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Colorado Foundation for Medical Care (CFMC) and MentorHealth. CFMC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Colorado Foundation for Medical Care designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professionals Credit Statement
This educational activity has been planned and implemented following the administrative and educational design criteria required for certification of health care professions continuing education credits. Registrants attending this activity may submit their certificate along with a copy of the course content to their professional organizations or state licensing agencies for recognition for 2.5 hours.
It is the policy of Colorado Foundation for Medical Care (CFMC) and MentorHealth that the faculty discloses real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of the educational activity.
Jeffrey Restuccio - Consultant - Medical Code Solutions
Remaining members of the faculty and planning team have nothing to disclose nor do they have any vested interests or affiliations.
Jeffrey Restuccio CPC, CPC-H, MBA, is the principal owner of Ritecode.com and supervises chart audits, carrier denial analysis and all coding and billing training. Jeff has also assisted in medical practice software selection and implementation.
Jeff has over 20 years experience in providing a full range of services to health care providers. Jeff started his career selling and implementing computer-based medical software systems. He supervises training, conversion and quality control.
Other areas of expertise include market research studies for Minor Emergency Medical Clinic placement and profitability analysis for a major hospital group. His technical knowledge is extensive. Before forming his own company, Jeff spent 15 years working for Digital Equipment, CompuServe and A T & T. Jeff has a BA in Psychology from West Virginia University and an MBA from the University of Memphis.