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19EL-420 eCast On-Demand: Blood Bank Billing and Reimbursement


Expiration Date: Jun 13, 2022


Credits: None available.

Description

This program is available until June 13, 2022
Please note: AABB reserves the right to make updates to this program.

Live Program Date: June 13, 2019
Master Program Number: 19EL-420

Educational Track: Leadership Management
Topic: Transfusion Medicine
Intended Audience: CFOs, Directors, Facilities that perform molecular testing, Hospitals, Hospital Blood Banks, Immunohematology Reference Labs (IRL’s), Managers/Supervisors, Medical Directors, Technologists, Transfusion Safety Officers
Teaching Level: Intermediate

Director/Moderator: Michael Passwater, MT(ASCP)SBB,DLM, Pathology Section Manager, Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, NC
Speakers: Suzanne Butch, MS, MLS(ASCP)SBB,DLM, CQA(ASQ), Consultant, Michigan; Leah Mendelsohn Stone, JD, Director, Public Policy and Advocacy, AABB, Bethesda, MD

Learning Objectives
After participating in this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explain rules for hospital coding and billing for blood products and transfusion service testing.
  • Explain the codes and process used to bill for blood products and special requirements.
  • Define an MUE and discuss differences between direct client billing (e.g. reference lab billing a hospital lab) and patient/3rd party billing (e.g. hospital lab billing an insurance company).
  • Identify the proper codes and process for billing phenotyping and genotyping testing for donors and patients.
  • Discuss recent advocacy initiatives aimed at ensuring appropriate payments for blood products and transfusion services.

Program Description: This program will include discussion and case studies to familiarize the audience with the proper CPT and HCPCS code selections for blood bank testing, blood products, and blood administration activities. Speakers will offer their expertise on current payment policies related to serologic and molecular patient and donor testing in support of transfusion therapy.

How to Claim CE Credit

  • Single Viewers: if you registered as a single viewer, complete the evaluation found on the "CE Information" tab after watching the video. By submitting the evaluation, you are attesting to watching the presentation in its entirety.
  • Group Viewers: if your group/facility registered for group viewing for this on-demand eCast, you do not need to complete the evaluation on the "CE Information" tab. Group Viewing participants will be granted CE (if applicable) after viewing the presentation, completion of the attendance log with all requested information and Group Viewing Coordinators submission of the attendance log to AABB within 72 hours of the completion/viewing date. Group Viewing Coordinators should submit the completed attendance log to eLearning@aabb.org. Participants on the attendance log will receive via email a program evaluation to complete within 5-7 business days after AABB’s receipt of the attendance log. Continuing education credit certificates will be emailed to the participants with a copy to the Group Viewing Coordinator no sooner than 31 days but not longer than 6 weeks from the completion/viewing date.

Speaker(s):

Director & Moderator(s):

  • Michael Passwater, MT(ASCP)SBB,DLM, Pathology Section Manager, Vidant Medical Center

Credits

  • 1.00 - General Continuing Education (GEN)
  • 1.00 - Florida Lab Personnel (FLP)
  • 1.00 - California Nurse (CN)
  • 1.00 - California Lab Personnel (CLP)
  • 1.00 - Physician (PHY)

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