The description of this code states "may not require the presence of a physician", so we've come to call this a "nurse visit" – but how do you know what the documentation requirements are?
There are compliance risks involved in this code, due to overutilization and under-documentation – what office procedures should be put into place to ensure that you are documenting and billing this appropriately – so that you don't lose out on revenue and so that you get to keep every nickel that you collect on this code.
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Who should attend? Office managers, administrations, coders, billers, nurses and other medical office staff.
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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