E/M Chart Auditing Workshop
A proactive stance is your best defense against an audit.
This session will expand your knowledge of evaluation and management coding audits. With increased scrutiny from the OIG, government-contracted and third-party auditors make practice self-checks more important than ever. Improving audit proficiency reduces practice risk and promotes accurate claim submission.
Keep a healthy bottom line with this comprehensive self-audit system.4 Reasons to Attend
- Adopt a baseline audit system used by professional auditors.
- Discover missed revenue opportunities when auditing charts based on documentation.
- Receive professional tips and auditing tools to help you audit like a pro.
- In-class case exercises will improve comprehension and ensure that chart documentation supports the claim submitted.
You can pay a consultant to do it, wait for an audit letter, or take a proactive stance and implement your own self-audit procedures. Class participants will learn how to reduce practice risk and improve claim submissions.
- Create a systematic approach to cross-checking records so you can code E/M encounters with confidence
- Improve communication with providers and staff about chart documentation
- Verify appropriate levels of history, exam, and medical decision-making
- Expert guidance on key components and potential problem areas
- Identify areas of risk leading to E/M over or under coding and documentation
- Ensure that your coding practices are compliant with the regulations set forth by private and government payors
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for coders, auditors, providers, clinical and practice staff involved in medical coding. Consultants, compliance officers and office managers may also benefit.
This is a basic-level course. Content assumes
basic knowledge of medical charts and coding of claims.What to Bring:
To receive the maximum benefit from this course, current CPT®, ICD-10-CM and HCPCS manuals are recommended.