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Documentation for Prolonged and Time-based Services Webinar

Title: Documentation for Prolonged and Time-based Services

Speakers: Maura McGuire, MD, CPC, FACP, and John Crockett II, CPC

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Short Description of the Presentation:

Time-based billing allows clinicians to capture the work they perform for patients who need time-intensive management. This presentation will provide an overview on prolonged and time-based services coding and billing guidelines.

Departmental representatives please share this information with appropriate staff.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize the role of prolonged services in capturing clinician’s work
  2. Identify time-based service codes available for medically necessary services in ambulatory settings
  3. Document, code and bill properly for prolonged and time-based services

Speakers Short Bios:

Maura McGuire, MD, CPC, FACP - Dr. Maura J. McGuire is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Senior Director of Education for the Office of Johns Hopkins Physicians (OJHP) and Johns Hopkins Community Physicians (JHCP).

John E. Crockett II, CPC - OJHP Senior Director – Client Services – Medical Groups, Johns Hopkins Medicine - John Crockett has over three decades of experience with medical revenue-cycle management.  In the past two decades, John has shepherded increases in annual charges for the DOM from 55 million dollars in FY98, to a projected 344 million dollars in FY23. In collaboration with OBQA and OJHP Provider Education, John complements the SOM trainings.  John emphasizes documentation requirements, risk mitigation, and compliant optimization of revenue opportunities. John has been an AAPC Certified Coder for 23 years.

Admin Note:

This webinar is offered online only, and will be recorded. To attend, use the remote viewing link above, and follow the prompts.


This webinar qualifies for ONE AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM . Please note CME credit is available for live viewing only. The updated phone number to text for claiming CME credit is (844) 980-1555.

The CME Code will be announced during the webinar.

Please note: you need a CLOUDCME profile to claim CME credit, below are the instructions to create an account:

  • Open CloudCME site
  • Click on the SIGN UP NOW (yellow) button.
  • Complete the form, make sure you put your cell phone number in the proper field.
  • Click submit, a minute or so later, you will receive a text message to confirm your profile.
  • You are now ready to use the system.

Accreditation Statement

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this regularly scheduled series - live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This series has been approved for a 52 week cycle beginning July 1, 2023.

Policy on Presenter and Provider Disclosure

It is the policy of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine that the presenter and provider globally disclose conflicts of interest. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine OCME has established policies that will identify and resolve conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. Detailed disclosure will be made prior to presentation of the education.

Who Should Attend

                This activity is intended for clinicians who render services in an inpatient setting.

Activity Objectives

                After participating in this activity, the learner will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Employ a multidisciplinary, cooperative, and iterative approach to the exchange of medical education across the breadth of Johns Hopkins Medicine and affiliate practitioners and educators.
  • Improve the safety and quality of patient care by analyzing systems-based and practice-based processes.
  • Translate recent research, new techniques, guidelines, etc. to clinical practice, based on the methodological quality of their design, validity, and applicability to patient care.
  • Foster communication among healthcare stakeholders by exploring and integrating patient-centered, team-based strategies, when appropriate.
  • Compare and contrast patient outcomes of past cases with current one to inform treatment strategies.

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