Hospitalist billing is coming under increasing payer scrutiny due to the high number of comprehensive visits billed for subsequent inpatient visits. In addition, the use of non-physician providers for inpatient visits requires an in-depth understanding of rules for split and shared visits.
Join Caral Edelberg, CPC, CCS-P, CAC, CPMA, CHC in this power packed audio session, where she will review the content of each inpatient service level and discuss best practice for documentation of medical necessity, critical care and other timed services (prolonged care, discharge services, etc.). Caral will also shed light on the actual medical records illustrating patient inpatient encounters and apply Medicare documentation guidelines for coding discussion.
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A lack of training in documentation and coding in medical school is one of the many reason for the ignorance among the hospitalists, which increases the audit risks to manifolds. Mastering the never-ending code sets—each with different rules depending on the diagnoses can be aggravating, and inexperience with coding guidelines adds to the woe. Join Audioeducator.com to get the latest billing and coding conferences on wide array of topics to understand the intricacies of coding guidelines.
Who should attend? Compliance Auditors, Providers, Coders, Administrators, Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists, Revenue Cycle
Caral Edelberg, CPC, CPMA, CAC, CCS-P, CHC, leads the overall growth and operational delivery of Edelberg + Associates’ in coding, compliance and education. Caral is a well-regarded author, lecturer and industry expert in healthcare revenue cycle management, coding and compliance. Caral maintains a long list of certifications and affiliations which include: dual coding certifications from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the American Academy of Professional...
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