Event Type: Webinar
HIM Domain: Coding Classification and Reimbursement
Continuing Education Units Available: 2
Dorothy D. Steed, CCS, CDIP, CPC-H, CHCC, CPUM, CPUR, CPHM, CPMA, ACS-OP, CCS-P, RCC, CPMA, RMC, CEMC, CPC-I, CFPC, PCS, FCS, CPAR
As payer audits continue to increase in frequency, physician practices are becoming more likely to be cited for significant overpayments and recovery of funds. The sophistication of claims processing edits, provider profiling, and questionable billing patterns all contribute to identification of unusual coding and billing. When documentation does not support the codes billed, providers are often liable for recovery of funds and possible penalties. It is vitally important that the providers and staff understand how they may be targeted and why they must implement protocols and procedures to diminish the burden of the audit process. This webinar reviews common situations that may cause the provider to be scrutinized for erroneous billing, weak coding, and ambiguous documentation that is lacking in expected details. Although it is generally accepted to have a compliance plan and compliance officer in place, there may still be areas of weakness that need to be identified. This session helps attendees gain some insight about those areas that frequently surface during payer audits. Regardless of whether there are findings of erroneous payments, the process is time consuming and disruptive. You can help prevent unnecessary audits and reduce claim denials in your organization—start with the critical information presented in this webinar.
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