2023 Practice Enhancement Through Clinically Correct Coding


Ambulatory Core Track:

Perfect for onboarding a new hire but also suitable for GME programs (MD/DO, NP, PA) for education to help graduates be more well-rounded and ready to embark on a sustainable, successful future.

  • Apply time-based coding in the ambulatory office practice setting
  • Define the Medical Decision-Making components and correctly apply them clinically
  • Understand how to use prolonged services
  • State the importance of care coordination and understand how to transition patients fromhospital to home, from home to office, and then office to home
  • Differentiate between the two Transitional Care Management codes and know when to bill each
  • Know processes needed to successfully implement this in your practice
  • Define the three types of Medicare Wellness Visits
  • Know how to correctly perform, document, and bill for each of these services
  • Understand how to correctly apply chronic disease care delivery in the context of the Medicare Wellness Visit with the addition of the -25 modifier
  • Define how to find the central source of updated information on Medicare Preventive Services, codes, co-insurance, and coverage intervals
  • Describe the covered services offered through Medicare in breast, colon, and lung cancer screening
  • Discuss the preventive services offered through Medicare related to intensive behavioral therapy
  • State why physicians should engage their patients in discussions relating to end-of-life care
  • Know the specific documents used for end-of-life decision making in health care
  • Be able to perform, document, and correctly bill for Advance Care Planning services
  • Be able to define optimal clinical documentation, redocumentation, and “risk” scores
  • Know clinical conditions that are a focus of opportunity to optimize HCCs
  • Be able to show the economics associated with excellence in this area
  • Understand the details associated with HCC code capture with cancer diagnoses
  • Understand the details associated with HCC code capture with diabetes and obesity
  • Understand the details associated with HCC code capture with chronic kidney disease
  • Understand the details associated with HCC code capture with neurologic (stroke) syndromes
  • Define “Population Health Management”
  • Understand key data points needed to succeed in population health management
  • Restate strategies needed to keep aligned with this aspect of medicine



Approx. 4 hours to complete

There are 8 Sessions in this track.

Full access

Until December 31st, 2023.

Certificate of completion

Available for download upon successful completion of each session.

The AAFP has reviewed Practice Enhancement Through Clinically Correct Coding and deemed it acceptable for Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 01/01/2023 to 12/31/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Each Session has been assigned 0.5 CEU credits, for a total of 20 CEUs.

Note: You will receive a downloadable Certificate of Completion upon finishing each session

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