V and E Codes - Steer Clear of These Common Mistakes & Misunderstandings

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Douglas B. Palmer, BS Health Administration, CCS-P
Conference Date
Thu, Mar 24, 2011
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

Use V and E codes correctly in your ICD-9 coding, or face big issues with reimbursement, risk adjustment, health records and more.

No matter how many experienced coders you have on staff, External Cause of Injury (E) codes and Factors Influencing Health Status (V) codes may be misunderstood and assigned incorrectly. Not only does inaccurate coding affect reimbursement, compliance and record statistics, but it also dramatically affects patient records. After all, billing codes communicate health status, circumstances, treatment and more.

Join coder education specialist Douglas B. Palmer, CCS-P, for this 60 minute session designed to help you become V and E coding guru. This event will explore the common errors, present authoritative clarification from governing bodies, and be a valuable resource to correct coding and claims adjudication and health record documentation.

Session Benefits Include:

  • What are you missing? Overview of the relevant sections of ICD-9, including focus on often overlooked or misunderstood instructional notes.
  • As a coder - you're vital to ensuring proper payment! Here's why
  • How E and V codes impact reimbursement, risk adjustment, health records, and other relevant factors.
  • Get the details about AHA Coding Clinic references that affect E and V code assignments.
  • PLUS: Practical scenarios and examples of documentation that can lead to inaccurate coding, and how to navigate the process accurately and successfully. Tools provided!

Who should attend? The information presented in this event is valuable to any individual that is responsible for or participates in the coding or billing of health services including billers, coders, supervisors of health documentation or claims and billing as well as medical providers performing health services.

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About Our Speaker

Douglas B. Palmer

Douglas B. Palmer, BS Health Administration, CCS-P has over 17 years of Practice Management, Revenue Cycle Management, HIM and Consulting experience. He has worked with medical practices of all sizes, been on the management team of some of the countries leading healthcare facilities, and consulted for more leading facilities as well as for leading insurance carriers.

He is expert in all reimbursement methodologies, revenue cycle issues, EMR implementation...   More Info
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