Identifying Grey Areas In Coding & Billing Of Internal Medicine

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC
Conference Date
Wed, Sep 28, 2011
60 Minutes
Product Description

Take the guesswork out of the situation and be compliant with your documentation and claims submission.

Internal medicine physicians provide care for patients with a variety of illnesses.  The type of care and procedures they administer to these patients can be complex and confusing in getting the billing and documentation done in a compliant manner.

If that wasn’t hard enough there are GREY areas in coding and billing that each office needs to take a position on.  Where is your comfort zone for grey area decisions and how well will you survive an audit of that area?

Join Jill Young for this 1-hour audio conference where she will define situations where the rules are not black and white and discern where your decision making on the topic lies.

Take a look at what's covered:

  • E&M code selection based on counseling and coordination of care time is fairly straight forward.  What needs to be in the note  for the care is a bit gray.
  • Critical care guidelines are fairly extensive but do not cover all situations leaving some grey areas in this code set’s use
  • Modifier 59 should only be used in certain circumstances but some situations made the decision on whether or not to use this highly audited modifier grey.
  • Office services , when is it appropriate to use modifier 25 and when is it a shade of grey
  • Medical necessity a nebulous term – how can you define it better in the documentation]
  • We’ll leave lots of time for your tough grey area questions.
  • supervision of  tests, where can you find good information on who can provide supervision and who can bill for the test.

Who should attend? Coders and billers, Office managers, physicians.

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About Our Speaker

Jill M. Young - Pulmonology Guidelines Expert

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...   More Info
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