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Implementing Telehealth Visits

By 2020, Coding and Auditing
Implementing Telehealth Visits Shannon Deconda, CPC, CPC-I, CPMA, CEMC, CMSCS This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement.  The following is a step-by-step guide on how to convert office-based encounters to telehealth encounters during the current COVID-19 pandemic. These rules...
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Auditing & the Attorney Client Privilege: Need for Audits and Incentives to Comply/Disclose to Government

By 2020, Coding and Auditing
Auditing & the Attorney Client Privilege:  Need for Audits and Incentives to Comply/Disclose to Government Jesse Overbay, JD This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement. Readers of this newsletter and followers of the incredibly talented individuals on the...
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Risk Adjustment Opportunities in the World of Simplified Documentation

By 2020, Coding and Auditing
Risk Adjustment Opportunities in the World of Simplified Documentation J. Paul Spencer, COC, CPC This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement. Something of a preemptive celebration is currently going on in the world of physician documentation. As we...
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Maintaining Medicare Enrollment: The Never-Ending High-Hurdles Race

By 2020, Coding and Auditing
Maintaining Medicare Enrollment: The Never-Ending High-Hurdles Race Daniel Shay, JD This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement. Facing the mounting pressure of demographics, the Medicare system looks to slow the outflow of money however it can. One of...
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2021 E&M Changes – Risk in the MDM

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2021 E&M Changes - Risk in the MDM Pam Vanderbilt, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, CEMC, CEMA, CEMA-O This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement. Next year will see the implementation of significant changes to E&M guidelines, reducing the...
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2021 E&M Changes – Data in the MDM

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2021 E&M Changes - Data in the MDM Pam Vanderbilt, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, CEMC, CEMA, CEMA-O This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement. Previously we explored the 2021 changes that effect how diagnoses will be scored. Today...
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Private Equity Investments for Medical Practice Growth

By 2020, Practice Development, Practice Operations
Does a Private Equity investment make sense for your practice? Private-equity firms are accelerating their investments into physician practices. These investments can help physician groups expand to serve additional patients, recruit more physicians or receive higher payments. A third-party assessment can help you determine whether you’re being presented with a fair deal, if this type of...
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