What Does Your Coding and Billing Staff Need to Get the Highest Reimbursement?
1 Hour Audio and Power Point Presentation
Recorded October 1, 2016
Documentation and SPECIFICITY!! – Getting the right information into the documentation (first time) can assist in potentially higher reimbursements is key. Understanding what is required and needed in the documentation. ICD-10 codes along with upcoming changes, procedures (simple to complicated) and E&M’s will be reviewed. We will review what payers need to get claims paid.... for example, NCD's, LCD’s and modifiers.
- Identify and demonstrate what is required in ICD-10 code sets, and have a list of updates for 2017.
- Apply and integrate specificity as it applies to ICD-10.
- Identify the correct documentation requirements for each patient encounter the first time, avoiding delays and denials.
- Identify how NCD's, LCD's and medical necessity affect reimbursement.
- Recognize the basic elements which make up the levels of service for E&M documentation.
Mindy Chubb, CPC,CEDC
Mindy Chubb is Director of Coding for Innovative Health Systems Inc. At Innovative they specialize both in coding and billing. Mindy has been involved in teaching at many different national venues regarding urgent care and emergency medicine. She has been working in the coding field for over 20 years, and has acquired a vast knowledge in urgent care and emergency department professional billing and coding. Education is one of her favorite parts! All levels……. New and/or experienced coders, nurses, ancillary staff and providers. She enjoys being outside riding her bike or walking. Being with grandkids is very high on her list favorite things to do!
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