Risky Business: Protecting your Center from Coding Compliance Risks (Recording)
1 hour audio and power point slides
At the conclusion of this session the learner should be able to:
1. List areas of coding concern for UCCs and how to assess those in their own center
2. Identify privacy requirements and the potential need to update policies
3. Develop provider enrollment procedures that reflect new laws and penalties
Betsy Nicoletti is the author of The Field Guide to Physician Coding and The Physician Auditing Workbook. She developed The Accurate Coding System™ to help doctors get paid for the work they do. She simplifies complex coding rules for practitioners and engages physicians in a positive and respectful way, which encourages attention and accuracy in their coding. Besides doing auditing and compliance work, she is a speaker, writer and consultant in coding education, billing and accounts receivable.
She holds a Masters of Science in Organization and Management from Antioch, New England, and has worked in and around physician offices for over 20 years. She became a certified coder in 1999. She is a member of the National Speakers Association and the Medical Group Management Association.
Betsy’s publications include The Field Guide to Physician Coding, published by Greenbranch Publishing, The Physician Auditing Workbook, published by DecisionHealth, and "Billing Guide to Preventive Medicine,” a chapter in the book Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice, 2nd edition, published by Lippincottt, Williams and Wilkins. Her journal articles have appeared in Medical Economics, The Journal of Medical Practice Management, Family Practice Management, Cardiology Practice Options, Physician Practice Options, Advance for PAs, and Health Care Biller.
In 2009, with Greenbranch Publishing, she founded Codapedia.com, a wiki for physician reimbursement.
Betsy is a national speaker. She has spoken at conferences sponsored by MGMA, DecisionHealth, ACHE, HFMA, AMBA, The Coding Institute, The Journal of Medical Practice Management and the World Research Group.
Disclosures: The above faculty had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
The Urgent Care Association of America designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.
Credit for these courses is good for 1 year from date of purchase.
Urgent Care Management Certificate (UCMC) Credit
This course is designated for 1 credit of Legal & Regulatory towards the Urgent Care Management Certificate.
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