CMS Education at Jefferson

September 17, 2020


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Jefferson billing providers are invited to join Jefferson’s clinical, revenue cycle, regulatory, and compliance teams as we pose real-life questions and scenarios to Medicare’s clinical documentation expert.

Discussion topics include: Key E/M Service Code Changes for 2021, Use of Medical Student Documentation, Telehealth Changes in Coverage, and CMS-Novitas Upcoming Priority Focus Areas

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  • Prepare for clinical documentation and CPT code changes that will impacy outpatient services starting January 1, 2021.
  • Comply with new regulations and the changes that will impact documentation for services provided every day.
  • Design EMR templates with “smart phrases” that contribute to appropriate documentation.

Successful Completion

To successfully complete this activity, the required evaluation must be completed no later than November 1, 2020. Thereafter, the evaluation will no longer be available and credits will not be issued. No refunds will be offered for failure to complete the required evaluation by the stated deadline.

Target Audience

This course is designed for all physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health professionals.

Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Content Areas: 
Family Medicine
Internal Medicine
Primary Care
Teaching Healthcare Professionals
Course Format: 
Online Activity
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/17/2020 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
09/17/2020 - 1:30pm

Preliminary Program Agenda & Learning Objectives

For more course information, please view the preliminary program agenda and learning objectives.


This activity will be live virtual meeting. 

Thomas Jefferson University endorses the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support: Standards to Ensure Independence in CME Activities and the policies that supplement the Standards. All planners, faculty, authors, presenters, and content reviewers are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with ACCME defined commercial interest entities within the past 12 months. Any conflict of interests have been resolved prior to this educational activity.

All faculty/presenters/authors at Thomas Jefferson University sponsored events are required to disclose whether or not their content contains information of commercial products/devices that are unlabeled for use or investigational uses of products not yet approved.  Product(s) is/are not included in the labeling approved by the US FDA for the treatment of disease(s). 

Such disclosures will be available prior to the start of the activity. ​Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.

Planning Committee

No member of the planning committee have any conflict of interest to disclose.

Janis Donaghy, BS, CPC, CHC-Activity Director
Katelyn Conners, MSOD
Larwrence Ward, MD, MPH
Kiersten LeBar, DNP, MMHC, CPNP-AC

In support of improving patient care, Thomas Jefferson University is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Designation

Physicians: This educational activity is designated for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals: This educational activity is designated for 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.75 Attendance


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To register for this course, please use the following link:

Profession/ AffiliationRegistration Fee
Physicians $0.00
Other Health Professionals$0.00



  • Pre-registration ends  Tuesday, September 16, 2020
  • No refunds will be granted after Friday, September 11, 2020. See full refund policy

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