Coding Training: Best Practices for Rheumatology


To Be Announced


To Be Announced

Program Information

At this coding and compliance symposium, expert speakers will provide a detailed analysis of CMS regulations, their impact on reimbursement, and practical steps that participants can take to comply and succeed through discussions and Q&A.

Target Audience
This activity is designed for rheumatologists, fellow in training, practice administrators, compliance officers, coders, and billers.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify CPT coding updates and payment policies affecting rheumatology practices
  • Discuss the key elements necessary to choose final E/M code selection for medical decision-making vs. time
  • Describe and identify the documentation necessary to support relevant diagnoses, services rendered, and medical necessity for a patient encounter

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Program Schedule

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Registration Fees

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Program syllabi will be available online during the meeting and for 12 months after the meeting to registered attendees only. To access syllabi, login and go to My Educational Activities.

CME and MOC Information

Accreditation Statement The American College of Rheumatology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement The ACR designates this Other activity (blended credit encompassing both Live Virtual and On-Demand views) for a maximum of (to be announced) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activities.

MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to (to be announced) Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program; and (to be announced) MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics' (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM and ABP MOC credit.

By completing this activity you provide the ACR permission to share completion data with the ACCME and the certifying board(s).

ABIM CME MOC Certified Part 2 ABP MOC

Faculty and Disclosures

ACR Disclosure Statement
It is the policy of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) to ensure that Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities are independent and free of commercial bias. To ensure educational content is objective, balanced, and guarantee content presented is in the best interest of its learners' and the public, the ACR requires that everyone in a position to control educational content disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. An ineligible company is one whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Examples can be found at

Nature of Financial Relationships
Faculty participating in an ACR-sponsored activity must disclose to the planning committee and audience all financial relationships with ineligible companies any financial or other relationship(s) with an ineligible company including, but not limited to:

  1. Advisor or review panel member
  2. Consultant
  3. Employee
  4. Officer or Board Member
  5. Grant/research support
  6. Speaker/honoraria includes speaker's bureau, symposia, and expert witness
  7. Independent contractor
  8. Ownership interest
  9. Royalties
  10. Intellectual property/patents
  11. Stock options or bond holdings in a for-profit corporation or self-directed pension plan
  12. Other financial or material support

None: Has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

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Corporate Support

The American College of Rheumatology thanks our corporate supporters and partners for their commitment to advancing rheumatology by supporting ACR and ARP programs and initiatives. See current supporters, guidelines, and benefits of supporting the ACR.

2022 Coding Training: Best Practces in Rheumatology

CME: 8.75    MOC: 8.75

The deadline to claim CME credit/MOC points is April 28, 2023, at 11:59 PM ET.

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Contact Info / Inquiries

American College of Rheumatology
404-633-3777, ext. 381

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800-636-4766 (US & Canada)
415-979-2265 (International)
Fax: 415-293-5231

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