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E/M Changes for 2021: Help is Out There

By | 2019, Coding and Auditing
E/M Changes for 2021: Help is Out There J. Paul Spencer, CPC, COC  This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement. If you are receiving today's e-mail blast, chances are you are a NAMAS member in good standing, and...
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Self Audit: The New Quarterly Exam

By | 2019, Coding and Auditing
Self Audit: The New Quarterly Exam Karen House, CPC, CEMA This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement. Are you an office manager who doesn't check the provider's notes or coding on a regular basis? If your answer is yes,...
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Proposed Reforms to 42 CFR Part 2 to Improve Care Coordination and Treatment

By | 2019, Coding and Auditing
Proposed Reforms to 42 CFR Part 2 to Improve Care Coordination and Treatment Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA 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 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has been busy over the...
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Stay In Your Lane

By | 2019, Coding and Auditing
Stay In Your Lane Heather Bollman, CPC, CPB, CPMA, CPC-I This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement. One of the elements of auditing that I find most satisfying is the provider education once the audit is complete, especially...
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Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) – Measurement to Management

By | 2019, Coding and Auditing
Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) - Measurement to Management Edward Townley, Founder, Cogent9 Consulting This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement. There is an adage attributed at different times to many people: "You can't manage what you can't measure." We...
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Medically Unlikely Edits (MUEs): Unlikely, But Not Always Impossible

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Medically Unlikely Edits (MUEs):  Unlikely, But Not Always Impossible Kelley Chappell Larkins, CPMA, 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. Medically Unlikely Edits (MUEs) were created by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to help...
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Medical Scribe Confessions

By | 2019, Coding and Auditing
Medical Scribe Confessions Michael Warner, DO, CPC, CPCO, CPMA, AAPC Fellow This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement. It's time for auditors and compliance officers to expect health records to contain accurate information.  As a medical school professor, I...
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Understanding Correct Coding for Atrial Fibrillation in 2020

By | 2019, Coding and Auditing
Understanding Correct Coding for Atrial Fibrillation in 2020 Aimee WIlcox, CPMA,CCS-P, CST, MA, MT This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common type of abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia). It is caused by...
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