When you improve your clinical documentation, your claims will move through the reimbursement process with ease and bolster your bottom line. Whether you need help or only need to review the fundamentals, check out these tried-and-true strategies.
Expert presenter Dorothy D. Steed will show you how to review six points of high quality evidence based clinical documentation and highlight seven criteria that all entries in a patient record should include. You’ll walk away understanding the impact of documentation on coding and claims.
Create an action-plan. Establish a clinical documentation improvement team to assess the common areas of weakness in your clinical documentation, what coding/billing aspects are not supported in the medical record, and the CAMP methodology of documentation improvement. Your team can then determine the documentation improvement responsibilities.
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Who should attend? Coders, billers, revenue cycle, physicians, mid-level providers, nurses, claims follow-up, managers
Dorothy D. Steed, CCS, CDIP, COC, CPCO, CPUM, CPUR, CPHM, CPMA, ACS-OP, CCS-P, RCC, RMC, CEMC, CPC-I, CFPC, PCS, FCS, CPAR, is an independent healthcare consultant and educator in Atlanta. She was a Medicare specialist for a large hospital system and a physician coding audit supervisor for another hospital system, with 40 years of experience in healthcare. Additionally, she is an instructor at a state technical college in...
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