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CME/CE Expiration Date: 04/05/2019*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific presentation.

This includes one talk by each speaker on coding and billing for reimbursement for obesity medicine; including a question and answer session with Ms. Ingersoll and Dr. McConnell.

Presentation Information
Presentation Date:
April 06, 2016
Expiration Date:
April 01, 2019 12:00 AM
Presentation Objectives
  • How to effectively use the Medicare Intensive Behavioral Treatment program in clinical practice.
  • Understand historical challenges of achieving successful reimbursement for the treatment of obesity.
  • How to effectively use the preventive care billing codes in practice.
  • Understand the use of evaluation and management codes to bill for office visits.
  • How to use incident-to billing as a means to provide efficient and cost effective obesity services in a busy practice setting.
  • Understand how the Affordable Care Act mandated screening and treatment of obesity coverage, including coding and documentation requirements, applies to commercial insurance plans.
  • Comprehend the Medicare Intensive Behavioral Treatment program, including who is eligible to participate, and the coding and documentation requirements.
Charting, Documentation, and Insurance Reimbursement in Obesity Medicine
(Speaker biography at time of recording)

Amy Ingersoll approaches obesity medicine with a passion, offering a better quality of life and a healthy lifestyle that includes education focused on behavior, exercise, and nutrition. Amy understands that lifestyle management is a combination of all three facets and all three are necessary for long-term success.

(Speaker biography at time of recording)

ABOM Diplomate

Dr. Jeremy McConnell is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Obesity Medicine. He also holds a CAQ in sleep medicine. Since 2001, he has practiced obesity medicine in a variety of clinical settings including private family practice, charitable care clinics, hospital based practice, and residency training programs. He has a passion for improving access to quality obesity medicine care, and is most interested in sustainable business models integrating obesity medicine into traditional insurance-based medical practices.
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Obesity Medicine Association
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s): 2.75
Participation Credit(s): 2.75
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