Being keenly aware of medical necessity guidelines is important in the financial health of a practice. Many practitioners are unaware of the input they can have in the creation of Local Coverage Determination (LCD) and payer policies.
Join this session by expert speaker Amy Turner, RN, BSN, MMHC, CPC, to get an overview of the medical necessity documentation for pain management. With this session, you will learn how to read an LCD policy. Amy will review the types of LCD policies and will discuss the difference between national coverage determination and local coverage determination.
In addition, the session will provide you a list of items to document for best medical necessity documentation, and will discuss what to look out for in payer policies.
Who Should Attend?
Anyone interested in medical necessity guidelines, including:
Amy Turner, RN, BSN, MMHC, CPC has worked most of her career in the Pain Management field. Her focus is on compliance and appropriate documentation. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of HealthCare Management from Vanderbilt University in Nashville. Amy’s combination of clinical experience and coding & billing offers insights that speak well to both the clinician and the billing & coding expert.