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"Billing Overview" - Melanie May, CPC, COA

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1.0 CME credit
Completion Time
1 hour
Available Until
March 8, 2025
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Administration, Current PA Student, Education, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Hospice / Palliative Care, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pre-PA Student, and Primary Care

Discussion regarding 2024 billing and coding updates for inpatient and outpatient medicine, with a special focus on billing as a PA. Discusses incident-to billing vs no supervision billing. 

Speaker bio: Melanie May is a Certified Professional Coder. She works for Baptist Health as a Quality Improvement Coding and Documentation Specialist and Auditor. She has been in the coding profession for 7 years and in her current role for a year and a half. She reviews documentation for completeness, consistency, medical necessity, accuracy of coding and billing, and compliance to healthcare laws, regulations, and guidelines. She also provides education to practitioners to both keep them abreast of the coding and billing changes and improve upon any areas of deficiency. She truly enjoys getting to meet and converse with practitioners. She enjoys spending time away from work with her husband and their grandchildren or working on one of many craft projects!

Learning Objectives

At the end of the presentation, attendees should be able to:

1. Understand the differences between incident to and no supervision billing.
2. Provide education to practitioners to both keep them abreast of the coding and billing changes for 2024.
3. Feel competent to return to clinic or hospital for CPT coding.


Melanie May
Melanie May CPC, COC

CE Information

This activity offers 1.0 CME credit to attendees.

Accredited by AAPA.

This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 19 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Approval is valid from 3/8/2024 to 3/8/2025. AAPA reference number: CME-2010808.



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