Electronic Medical Records enhance the efficiency of the health care and make it less expensive, as well as improve the quality of care by making patients’ medical history easily available to all who treat them. As the use of EMR increases in the provider arena, problems have been identified that affect claims billed.
This session conducted by Dorothy D. Steed discuss common advantages as well as disadvantages in the use of EMR. Remember that payers are monitoring billing patterns that may have changed, particularly in the areas of increased E & M levels. Regardless of your level of satisfaction with your EMR product, we will review specific areas where the provider may be vulnerable to a payer audit.
Here are a few topics covered in the session:
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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