Optimize Your RVUs in the Teaching Physician Setting

This webinar will be presented by Michael A. Granovsky, MD, CPC, FACEP. Medicare has made several very significant changes relaxing the rules governing Teaching Physicians (TPs). These favorable changes no longer require the attending physician to completely duplicate and re-document the evaluation performed by the resident. Instead the TP is only required to document his or her involvement in the key critical aspects of the patient’s care along with the management of the patient. Make sure you are correctly documenting your involvement in Teaching Physician cases to ensure you obtain maximal allowable reimbursement.

  • Understand the rules governing teaching physician documentation
  • Review teaching Physician scenarios with Moderate Conscious Sedation
  • Analyze specific cases and their impact on billing
  • Review strategies to optimize critical care and procedure sin the Teaching setting

Michael A. Granovsky, MD, CPC, FACEP is currently the course director for ACEP’s Coding and Reimbursement Conference, education chair of the National Coding Advisory Committee, and a member of ACEP’s National Reimbursement Committee . He also serves as the Technical Editor for Ingenix Publications, which specializes in CPC-EDS Emergency Department Coding Specialty Certification. In addition, he’s the subject matter expert to the American Academy of Professional Coders and President of the Division of Coding for Medical Reimbursement Systems where he develops and implements coding policy, coder education, quality assurance, and compliance, for more than 2.5 million annual ED visits.

Dr. Granovsky is the chief financial officer for the Greater Washington Emergency Physicians, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Georgetown University Medical School, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at George Washington University Medical School in Washington, DC. He is an attending physician at Fort Washington Hospital in Ft. Washington, DC.


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