Compliant Use of Medical Student Documentation in a Patient’s Permanent Record – Medicare’s Policy Change

Event Information
Product Format
Live Audio Conference
Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC
Conference Date
Add to my calendar   Thu, May 17, 2018
Aired Time
1 pm ET | 12 pm CT | 11 am MT | 10 am PT
60 minutes
Product Description

Incorporate Medical Students’ Documentation in Your Patient’s Medical Record

Until recently, Medicare (CMS) had restricted what contribution a medical student’s documentation can have toward an attending physician’s permanent record. That position has now changed. This change gives physicians a chance to both evaluate how they might use student documentation, but also to re-evaluate that the documentation they are using from interns, residents and fellows is compliant.

Join this session, with medical consultant Jill Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC to learn who needs to be in attendance during the interview with the patient, what can the student document, and what the attending physician needs to document. You will learn what information needs to go on a claim form.

With this session, you will be able to include medical student documentation as part of a patient’s permanent medical record, when the attending physician compliantly documents their portion of the encounter.

Session Highlights

This session will teach you:

  • What CMS’s new policy wording is toward acceptance of medical student documentation
  • The effective date of the change
  • How CMS will be allowing medical student documentation to be incorporated in the patient’s permanent medical record
  • What working the attending physician needs to document on a student note
  • What level of supervision the student must have when working with patients

Who Should Attend

  • Office managers
  • Billers
  • Auditors
  • Physicians in teaching institutions

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.

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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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