Billing and coding: How to get paid for the work you do
Billing and coding
This one-hour long, self-paced course includes a webinar originally held on May 11th, 2022. Topics include an overview of how physician codes are created, valued, and updated in real-world family planning settings.
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Credit Offered
1 CME Credit
During this session presenter Lisa Hofler, MD, MPH, MBA will provide an overview of billing and coding in the family planning setting. Participants will learn how physician work codes are created, valued, and updated using real-world family planning examples, including IUD removal and insertion, D&C for abortion or early pregnancy loss, immediate postpartum LARC, and more.
Physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, researchers, social workers, health educators, and other healthcare professionals. 
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:  
  1. List common types of medical codes.
  2. Describe the process of code creation, valuation, and updates.
  3. Identify ways to advocate for the value of the work you do.

Physicians: The Society of Family Planning is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Society of Family Planning designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. 
Physician Assistants: Physician Assistants may claim a maximum of 1.0 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
Other Healthcare Professionals: All non-physician healthcare professionals who complete this accredited activity will receive a certificate documenting completion of the course and associated credit. Many societies and credentialing bodies accept accredited CME activities as long as the topic is relevant to the applicant’s field or discipline.
If you have doubts whether an activity will qualify for CE, contact us at or check with your accrediting body before taking this course.
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