Meaningful Use Defined in Online AAPC Presentation


SALT LAKE CITY—The American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) will host a one-hour online presentation addressing the CMS final rule requirements on it’s “meaningful use" definition.  The presentation will take place Tuesday, July 27 at 1 pm EDT.

Workshop presenter, John Verhovshek, director of editorial content and managing editor of AAPC will cover the following topics:

-The 15 required core objectives that must be met

-An additional five core objectives a provider may select

-The three mandated core quality measures

-An additional three quality measures a provider can select

-Optional core quality measures for pediatric practices

-The 90-day operational requirement: how does this affect reimbursement?

-Electronic prescribing, CPOE, patient clinical summaries – what are the required thresholds?

Workshop attendees can earn one continuing education unit (CEU) from this workshop. Registration is now open and can be completed online at the AAPC’s Website , or by calling 800-626-CODE (2633), option 4.


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