Jennifer Marin, MD, MSc, FACEP;1 Stanley Wu, MD, MBA, FACEP2
1Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
2Baylor College of Medicine
The mission of the subcommittee is to provide ACEP membership with resources for point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) coding, billing, and documentation such that providers and facilities are in compliance with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rules and regulations. Specifically, the Subcommittee assists members with establishing and maintaining a coding and billing program, responds to specific queries surrounding POCUS coding and denials, provides annual updates of ultrasound codes from the American Medical Association, and fosters the growth and development of trainees and faculty so that they are well-versed in ultrasound-specific coding and billing practices in order to continue to be leaders in POCUS.
We are excited about the new members of our subcommittee who are all bringing great ideas to the table. We kicked things off at the 2018 ACEP Scientific Assembly in San Diego and have a full agenda to tackle this year!
Our specific goals for the year include: