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 through Medicare

Updates to TCM and CCM according to new CMS principles together with the initiation stopover at ahead of CCM
New! HCPCS codes for Collaborative Care version and Behavioral overall healthiness Initiative
New! HCPCS code for cognitive evaluate

BONUS! obtain 28 Audit Worksheets to take advantage of many times!

This 3rd variation of the easiest promoting e-book explains complicated repayment and coding principles and offers audit sheets for key, high-risk components together with E/M companies.

Today, clinical practices face significant dangers in the event that they do not code surgeon companies effectively. Practices that violate the advanced govt laws governing coding may well 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 will be serious.

However, physicians and their employees now have a finished consultant on hand which is helping practices audit excessive probability components themselves, ahead of payers get entangled.

Auditing doctor prone, presents transparent, functional, concrete reasons of advanced coding concerns and E/M guidance, suggestion on auditing EMR notes, and various worksheets permitting physicians to behavior legitimate, defensible audits.

The ebook additionally contains an research of the OIG paintings Plan which deals perception into how the corporation selects surgeon practices for additional review.

Table of Contents

Medical perform Compliance and the OIG paintings Plan
Chapter 1: normal rules of scientific Documentation
Chapter 2: Aberrant overview and administration Coding Patterns
Chapter three: the best way to Audit evaluate 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 prone throughout the worldwide Period
Chapter eleven: preliminary Preventive actual Examinations and Annual well being Visits
Chapter 12: instructing general practitioner Rules
Chapter thirteen: Behavioral well-being 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
Index

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

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