RAC audits found a large percentage of improper payments due to admitting patients that did not meet inpatient criteria.
CMS issued new instructions for observation vs. inpatient admission and discharge codes in February of 2008, but many physicians are still not able to distinguish between when to use observation and admission codes.
Join Elin Baklid-Kunz, MBA, CPC, CCS for this 60-minute audio event where she will provide you with documentation tips for common physician coding issues, observation services, and a must have checklist for shared visits.
Get the insight you need for observation and admitting; timeframes, RAC audits, billing and more.
Here's what you will learn in just 60 minutes:
Who should attend? Coding professionals, billing specialist, practice managers, HIM directors, compliance officers, case managers and physicians.
Your registration includes:
Elin Baklid-Kunz is an expert in medical coding compliance who supports clients in matter across the United States with over 20 years of experience in the field.
Ms. Kunz is a national speaker and published author. Recent speaking engagements include the 2018 European Symposium on Ethics and Governance in Paris for the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development; American Bar Association 2018 Physician Legal Issues Conference, 2017 American...
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