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2023 Coding, Payment, and Compliance Update for SLPs (On Demand Webinar) (PD102683)

Presenter(s): Dee Adams Nikjeh, PhD, CCC-SLP; Neela Swanson, BA
Course Description

This webinar covers the latest speech-language pathology CPT and ICD-10 coding and payment updates as well as provides a targeted review of the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and its impact on payment for speech-language pathology services. Speakers review key health care payment compliance guidelines related to coding, billing, and telepractice as well as tackle complex coding, claims, and compliance scenarios submitted by clinicians throughout the year.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Apply new ICD-10-CM and CPT coding changes relevant to speech-language pathology billing and claims practices
  • Use the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule to anticipate coverage and payment for speech-language pathology procedures
  • Implement health care coding and payment compliance guidelines for proper billing and claims submissions

Presenter Information

Dee Adams Nikjeh, PhD, CCC-SLP, is an ASHA Fellow and an expert in health care code sets, compliance requirements, and billing practices. She is ASHA's SLP advisor to the American Medical Association's Relative Value Update Committee/Health Care Professionals Advisory Committee and consultant to ASHA's Health Care Economics Committee, a committee she co-chaired for 14 years. Her professional career spans four decades as a clinician, researcher, educator, expert witness for the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Division, coding and claims consultant, and advocate for the speech-language pathology profession.

Financial Disclosures:

  • Financial compensation from ASHA for this presentation

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • Consultant to ASHA's Health Care Economics Committee
  • ASHA's SLP Advisor to the American Medical Assoc Relative Value Update Committee/Health Care Professionals Advisory Committee (AMA RUC HCPAC)

Neela Swanson, BA, is ASHA's director of health care policy for coding and reimbursement, serving as a resource for ASHA members regarding coding and payment policy. She works with ASHA's Health Care Economics Committee, the American Medical Association's CPT Editorial Panel and Relative Value Update Committee, ASHA members, payers, and other stakeholders as an advocate for Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and International Classification of Diseases (ICD) coding and payment for audiology and speech-language pathology.

Financial Disclosures:

  • ASHA employee

Nonfinancial Disclosures:

  • Author of and contributor to multiple for-sale ASHA products; no direct compensation for sales

Assessment Type

Self-assessment—Think about what you learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new knowledge.

To earn continuing education credit, you must complete and submit the learning assessment by February 11, 2024.

Program History and CE Information

Content origination date: February 9, 2023
End date: February 11, 2024


This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).

Additional ASHA Resources

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 2
ASHA CEU*: 0.2
Item #(s): PD102683
Available Through: February 11, 2024