Practical Solutions for the GI Practice

ASGE understands the risks that GI practices face as they attempt to embrace the complexities of today’s changing health care environment. The stakes are high and ASGE wants to be your partner in providing practical solutions to your GI practice.

ASGE Courses and Online Educational Offerings

Evaluation and Management Pitfalls for GI Practices

Dates: October 15, 2019

This one-hour webinar will provide your practice with a current look into the evaluation and management changes impacting gastroenterology.  Excellent resource for physicians/providers, managers, coders, schedulers, preauthorization/utilization review coordinators, and clinical staff members.
  • History documentation changes:Have all payers adopted CMS reduction of physician/provider reduction of history documentation requirements?
  • Modifier 25:What constitutes billing a visit on the same date of a procedure
  • Decision making versus time billing:Updates on time requirements for both hospital and office visits.
  • Does “Undercoding” keep you safe from penalties?Undercoding is still considered an error by all payers.Levels should be chosen based upon documentation.Decision making requirements will be reviewed.
  • Billing visits on patients coming in for screening colonoscopy:Since Medicare doesn’t cover does that mean everyone doesn’t cover this visit?
Webinar Presenter

Kristin Vaughn, CPC, CGCS, CPMA, ICDCT-CM
AskMueller Consulting, LLC

is a national consultant with over 13 years of coding and billing experience. This includes Gastroenterology, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Immunology/ Rheumatology, Hematology, and Hospitalist specialties, plus seminar instruction, auditing and on-site consulting. Her background includes extensive experience in a teaching university. She currently is a full-time consultant/trainer with AskMueller Consulting, LLC. Her presentations have included organizations such as AGA and ASGE. She is a Certified Professional Medical Auditor and Certified ICD-10 trainer. She is the co-author of several workbooks and programs specific to Gastroenterology.  She also answers the coding email for ASGE.

The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ASGE designates this webinar for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Registration Fee

Individual Webinars

Member Pricing: $99
Nonmember Pricing: $149

Quarterly Coding Webinar Series

Member Pricing: $355
Nonmember Pricing:  $555

Cancellation Policy

Request for refunds must be requested in writing, no later than two weeks prior to the course. Refunds are subject to an administrative fee of $25. Attendee substitutions are permitted with ASGE authorization. ASGE has the right to cancel a program at any time at its discretion.

If you have questions about any ASGE courses and webinars, please contact ASGE Customer Care at or call 630-573-0600.