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The Importance of Skepticism

By 2020, Coding and Auditing
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

By 2020, Coding and Auditing
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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What did I do today?

By 2019, Coding and Auditing
What did I do today? 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. Whether you are auditing inpatient or outpatient documentation, chances are you have come across a situation where the encounters repeat the...
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Top OIG Risks for 2020

By 2019, Regulatory Compliance, Sean Weiss
Top OIG Risks for 2020 by Sean Weiss, Partner & VP of Compliance (Adapted From Monitor Monday Podcast Segment from December 9, 2019 and article posted on RACMonitor https://www.racmonitor.com/early-warning-top-audit-risks-for-2020)     As we get ready to say good-bye to another year of audits and investigations, compliance officers around the country have or are working to determine...
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Beware of Collateral Consequences When Settling with the Feds

By 2019, Coding and Auditing
Beware of Collateral Consequences When Settling with the Feds Michael Cook, Partner, LilesPaker Co-Leader, Health Law Practice Group This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement. Over the past several years, several clients have come to our Firm who...
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