How to Prepare for an E/M Coding Guideline Audit Before It Happens

Don’t Wait Until an Audit Notice Arrives. Take These Proactive Steps Today. U.S. healthcare spending continues to rise, and news about Medicare overpayments threatening the program’s integrity continues to grab headlines. In March 2018, for example, the Office of the Inspector General’s (OIG) six-month audit of outpatient physical therapy services claims brought to light an … Read more

Why This Medical Coding Cheat Sheet Is Best for Your Organization

If You’re Not Using This Coding Pocket Guide, Here’s Why You Should Start Whatever you call them—pocket guides, quick references, notes on “coding for dummies”— medical coding cheat sheets come in handy when you’re trying to choose the best CPT® code for a patient visit. The long, complicated CMS guidelines for using CPT® codes spawned … Read more