Definitions of medical necessity vary—depending on who you are—physician, coder, biller, or payer.
This session with expert speaker Kim Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, COC, will explore and apply the definitions to the medical practice. Kim will help your physicians in documenting appropriately to support why they did what they did, assigning the right codes and modifiers, and appealing effectively to receive the payment deserved.
The session will provide you with the links and advice on ABN forms and waivers and with the tips on appeal language. You will also be able to learn about managing the change to ICD-10-CM without jeopardizing medical necessity documentation.
Who Should Attend?
Kim Garner-Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, COC, is an independent coding and reimbursement consultant, providing audit, training and oversight of coding and reimbursement functions for physicians.
Kim completed three years of pre-medical education at the University of Alabama before she decided that she preferred the business side of medicine. She completed a bachelor’s degree in health care management and went on to...
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