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CME/CE Expiration Date: *04/15/2020
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.


Description: This talk will provide attendees with an understanding of proper documentation for obesity counseling services and how to maximize reimbursement. 


  • Understand the Medicare and Different Commercial Insurance Reimbursement's Billing, Coding Policy, Determination and Utilization Guidelines
  • Understand the levels of problem-focused evaluation and management along with time-based behavioral counseling
  • Understand proper documentation for obesity counseling services
  • Describe incident to physician's billing in a primary care setting to non-physician providers (nurse practitioner and physician assistant)
  • Describe the role of a dietician or nutritionist 
  • Discover additional services to maximize reimbursement for obesity services performed in a primary care setting
  • Understand different scenarios in a practice with obesity services

Originally Recorded: Recorded on 4/20/2017

Presentation Information
Presentation Date:
April 20, 2017
Expiration Date:
April 15, 2020 12:00 AM
Getting Paid for Treating Obesity

Ms. Pinky has worked extensively with billing and coding, compliance, appeals, fee schedule analysis, contract negotiation, insurance credentialing, payments recovery due to incorrect billing, charges, and coding. Areas of expertise include obesity practice services billing, practice management, out of network physician billing, physician insurance credentialing, and many more.








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Obesity Medicine Association
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 1.50
Participation Credit(s): 1.50
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