Coding and Auditing Archives - DoctorsManagementCoding and Auditing Archives - DoctorsManagement

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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Auditor Opportunities

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Auditor Opportunities Frank Cohen, Director of Analytics and Business Intelligence for DoctorsManagment 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 first thing to note is that I am not an auditor. So, for me to write an article...
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Practice Financial Policy

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Practice Financial Policy Sean M. Weiss, CHC, CEMA, CMCO, CPMA, CPC-P, CMPE, CPC, Vice President of Compliance This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement. Welcome to 2020! It is my hope that all of you had a great...
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The Importance of Skepticism

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The Importance of Skepticism David Glaser This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement. Skepticism is a vital trait in the coding and billing process. Constant questioning is necessary because when you receive guidance from consultants and contractors it may...
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CPT 2020 Changes to Psychiatry Services

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CPT 2020 Changes to Psychiatry Services Stephanie Allard, CPC, CEMA, RHIT This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement. As of January 1, 2020, CPT made changes to the health and behavior assessment and intervention codes (96150-96155) and therapeutic...
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What to look for when auditing moderate sedation codes 99151-99153

By 2019, Coding and Auditing
What to look for when auditing moderate sedation codes 99151-99153 Scott Kraft, CPC, CPMA This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement. Physicians performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures can now separately bill for the provision of moderate sedation services,...
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