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2024 CPT Update Highlights

Title: 2024 CPT Update Highlights

Date & Time: Tuesday, December 19, 2023 from Noon-1 p.m.

Speakers: Atena Artenie, CCS, CPC-I, CEMC, CEHRS, CHTS-IS, and Ena Pajardo, CPC, CPCO

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Short Description of the Presentation:

This webinar will provide a high level overview of the 2024 CPT® updates. These changes are effective January 1, 2024.

*Please note: This webinar qualifies for one AAPC CEU. Please only claim 1 AAPC CEU credit. If you did not attend one of the completed webinars noted above, you may obtain a CEU for today’s refresher session.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the 2024 CPT® Updates
  2. Understand how coding guidelines impact code selection
  3. Identify insights from the 2024 AMA CPT® Symposium

Speaker Bios:

Atena Artenie has over 15 years in the industry. She previously worked at the University of Maryland – Pediatrics before accepting a position with Johns Hopkins University in 2010 with the Office of Compliance: Professional Fee Services as a Compliance Auditor and Trainer. She is a Certified Professional Coder – instructor and has advanced coding certifications. Her professional experience also includes teaching medical coding at Baltimore Community College and Anne Arundel Medical College as adjunct faculty.

Ena Pajardo is the Risk Adjustment and Coding Manager in the Department of Education and Training. She has over 30 years of experience in coding, billing and compliance in various healthcare positions for government and private industry. She is a certified coding and compliance officer professional. She has worked for the Maryland Medicare Administrative Contractor, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and served as the Director of Coding and Billing Compliance at an academic medical center.

Admin Note:

This webinar is offered online only, and will be recorded. To attend, use the remote viewing link above, and follow the prompts. If you need further assistance, please email me and I will be more than happy to help.


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.

CME Information

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.

Kelsey Bennett