As the world turns paperless, the focus of chart documentation has shifted from paper to electronic and new challenges have popped up for auditors. Various policies and other regulations are there in some areas but in other areas they don’t exist. You need to identify the rules that apply to electronic records and the rules that have changed from paper world. This is the key in completing a compliant audit.
The attractive customization of an electronic software system sometimes makes it possible to change areas that should not be. Offices and staff continue to falsely decree "if it was wrong the software shouldn't let me do it" or "we got paid so it must be ok for us to do it this way." Knowing where to find policies, how they apply to EHR is important for an auditor to know. It is also important to know where the most common shortcuts in the software are taken and how to spot them. In this conference, with expert speaker Jill Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC, you will understand:
Who should attend: Practice Managers, Office Managers, Coders, Billers and Providers
Jill Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC, is the Principal of Young Medical Consulting, LLC, A company founded 11 years ago to meet the education and compliance needs of physicians and their staff. Jill has over 30 years of medical experience working in all areas of the medical practice including clinical, billing and rounding with physicians. Her comments and opinions can be seen in several publications and also...
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