Coding and billing for the Hospitalists' specialty can prove to be challenging. Physicians often do more than what is reflected in the documentation. On the other hand, hospitalists have to be careful they aren't excessive in their billing practices. There are a lot of factors that go into appropriate reporting of services.
During this session, expert speaker Linda M. Smith, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CMBS will cover the key aspects of hospitalist coding, with special considerations for evaluation and management (E/M) codes. Guidelines for reporting of these services will be reviewed, as they commonly impact the hospitalist provider. The objective of this presentation is to provide medical office staff who are responsible for coding and billing of hospitalist services with an overview of the codes typically furnished by this specialty.
Who should attend?
Physicians providing inpatient care, coders, billers, managers, administrators.
Linda Smith is the founder of MedOffice Resources, an organization established to provider resources and development services to medical office staff in the New York State area.
Linda has over 35 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Throughout that time, the healthcare industry has gone through dramatic changes. Medical offices have experienced reduced reimbursements for services and an ever-increasing focus on regulatory guidelines...
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