F103 - Documentation and Coding: Getting Paid and Passing Audits
Sunday, March 3; 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:
- Discuss the latest trends in insurer and Medicare audits and medical record reviews.
- Complete medical records to meet the most recent documentation requirements
- Identify the available resources and develop an appropriate plan of action if targeted by insurer audit.
Insurer scrutiny of every aspect of the practice of medicine, including dermatology has never been higher. There is a constant barrage of new payment policies and documentation requirements, as well as more frequent auditing of medical records. This session is designed to educate on the latest in insurer reimbursement concerns so dermatologists can be appropriately paid for what we do and stay out of audit hot water.
- Alam, Murad, MD: Pulse Biosciences – C(Fees);
- Dinehart, Scott M., MD: American Board of Dermatology Physician Assistants (ABDPA) – B(NC); Arkansas Dermatology – F(S); Castle Biosciences, Inc – A(H); Genentech, Inc. – A(H), SP(H); Regeneron – A(H), SP(H); Verrica Pharmaceuticals Inc – C(H);
- MacCormack, Mollie A., MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
- Rogers, Howard Wooding, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
Dr. MacCormack / Modified Risk - Scrutiny and proper use of modifier 25 and 59
Dr. Alam / Staying out of hot water - surgical coding, documentation, and tips
Dr. Dinehart / Passing the test - Getting through the audit process
Dr. Rogers / You were auditted for what? The latest in insurer scrutiny 2017