2013 Psychiatric Service Codes: The Journey Through RUC & CPT
This webinar, the first in a series of three on the new CPT Codes effective in January 2013, will give the background and explanation of the RUC (RVS Update Committee) process, including timeline, committee recommendations and editorial process, and approval of the new codes.
APNA appreciates the cooperation with ANA to offer this webinar series. We are very grateful to the following faculty members who have worked on this project:
Sandra J. Cadena, PhD, ARNP, CNE
Eileen Shannon Carlson, RN, JD
Mary D. Moller, DNP, ARNP, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, CPRP, FAAN
We are particularly appreciative of the outstanding efforts of Eileen Shannon Carlson, RN, JD, ANA Associate Director, Government Affairs, who devoted many hours in coordinating the work of nursing with those of the physicians, psychologists and social workers who also utilize the CPT codes in their practices.
Eileen Shannon Carlson, RN, JD; ANA RUC & CPT Staff Support
Disclosures: The speaker has no conflicts of interest or commercial support to disclose. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Session Length: 45 minutes
Target Audience: RN, APRN – Anyone who desires a better understanding of the CPT billing process.
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Summarize the process for revision and development of new psychiatric CPT billing codes.
2. Describe APNA’s role in the RUC.
Continuing Nursing Education:
0.75 contact hours. *In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post test. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Release Date: December 14, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire: December 31, 2015