Auditing Physician Services: Verifying Accuracy in Physician by Betsy Nicoletti MS CPC

By Betsy Nicoletti MS CPC

defend your perform from governmental and third-party payer audits.

New! Auditing non-face-to-face lengthy services--now lined by means of Medicare

Updates to TCM and CCM in response to new CMS ideas together with the initiation stopover at earlier than CCM
New! HCPCS codes for Collaborative Care version and Behavioral healthiness Initiative
New! HCPCS code for cognitive review

BONUS! obtain 28 Audit Worksheets to exploit time and again!

This 3rd version of the simplest promoting publication explains complicated compensation and coding ideas and offers audit sheets for key, high-risk parts together with E/M prone.

Today, scientific practices face significant hazards in the event that they do not code health professional companies safely. Practices that violate the advanced govt rules governing coding might face audits by way of the workplace of the Inspector basic for HHS, restoration Audit Contractors and Medicare Administrative Contractors, and the implications of such audits could be critical.

However, physicians and their employees now have a complete advisor to be had which is helping practices audit excessive chance parts themselves, earlier than payers become involved.

Auditing health care provider prone, presents transparent, functional, concrete causes of advanced coding matters and E/M guidance, suggestion on auditing EMR notes, and quite a number worksheets permitting physicians to behavior legitimate, defensible audits.

The e-book additionally contains an research of the OIG paintings Plan which bargains perception into how the employer selects surgeon practices for additional review.

Table of Contents

Medical perform Compliance and the OIG paintings Plan
Chapter 1: basic ideas of clinical Documentation
Chapter 2: Aberrant review and administration Coding Patterns
Chapter three: tips on how to Audit assessment and administration Services
Chapter four: New sufferer Visits
Chapter five: Consultations
Chapter 6: serious Care Services
Chapter 7: Billing for 99211
Chapter eight: Incident To Billing and Shared Visits
Chapter nine: Use of Modifier25
Chapter 10: Billing for E/M providers in the course of the worldwide Period
Chapter eleven: preliminary Preventive actual Examinations and Annual well being Visits
Chapter 12: instructing health practitioner Rules
Chapter thirteen: Behavioral healthiness providers in fundamental Care Practices
Chapter 14: Transitional Care administration (TCM) and protracted Care administration (CCM)
Final Thoughts
Appendix 1: E/M Documentation Auditing Worksheet

BONUS: Auditing Worksheets as you Audit Your perform. Worksheets can be found for obtain on the Nicoletti publication site in note layout so that you can fill within the blanks!

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