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Q #23: Interested in AWV and measures reporting…

A. Alicia: I don’t know what AWV is.

Laureen: Yeah. If you could put that in the discussion board and spell it out for us.

 After the webinar, we found out:

AWV: Annual Wellness Visit There are HEDIS® measures: One list found at:

HEDIS® stands for Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set. Check out Wikipedia for an overview of HEDIS®.

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Q #24: Would love to know more on how coding for history and physical before surgery is to be done. I’m finding insurance companies all pay differently for these.

A: Laureen: I think you kind of answered your own question. It’s ‘your mileage may vary’ based on payer, but definitely start a thread in the discussion board and I’m sure you’ll have others that can help you with that.


Q #25: Someone asked if they have to wait to turn in the CEU that we just gave you (during the webinar) or wait until the end of the presentation.

A: We’re done. This is just extra.

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