Corporate Compliance

ED auditing includes many components

Health Care Auditing Strategies, May 1, 2009

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“[Physicians] see the patient once and the patient’s gone, and they’re moving on to the next patient,” says Colleen Kelly, MS, CPC, emergency services revenue manager at Henry Ford Health Systems in Detroit. “It’s a real high-pressure environment … a totally different state of mind.”

This high-pressure environment makes regular audits even more important to ensure that your compliance isn’t going by the wayside. While developing an audit plan for the ED, keep a close watch on these high risk areas:

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