Get answers to your toughest coding and auditing questions
Physician services and improper coding continue to be high profile items on the Office of the Inspector General’s audit radar.
5 Reasons to Attend
- Get answers regarding E/M documentation and its relation to medical decision-making.
- Learn why physicians and coders cannot rely on EMR systems to select the correct codes.
- Uncover missed revenue when auditing charts based on documentation.
- Improve compliance in an era of increased audit probability.
- Receive examples, auditing tools, and resources to ensure coding procedures remain current.
Don’t wait for an audit letter to come. This class will help you get your self-audit program off the ground.
Improving audit proficiency prior to claims submission reduces practice risk and promotes proper payments. Participants in this session will audit case scenarios, including evaluation and management, ICD-10, and procedural codes with appropriate use of modifiers as they relate to coding and auditing from documentation.
- Discuss the benefits of establishing an ongoing chart audit process
- Review resources and tools needed to create a successful chart audit process
- Identify key components, code linkage issues, and proper evaluation of the presenting problem
- Step-by-step review of E/M coding procedures and ’95 vs. ’97 guidelines
- Guidance on selecting the level of medical decision-making
- Complete hands-on coding scenarios designed to help capture proper reimbursement under the current coding requirements
- Review E/M documentation guidelines, as well as surgical and procedural documentation requirements
- Practice with a series of advanced-level auditing exercises that will put your audit skills to the test
Who Should Attend
This course is relevant for medical office coding, reimbursement staff, compliance officers, and consultants.
This is an advanced-level course. Content assumes at least a year of direct coding/auditing experience for outpatient services.
What to Bring
To maximize the experience, participants may bring current copies of CPT® and ICD-10-CM coding manuals, and a medical dictionary.
This program is approved for 6 CEUS.
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