Physician Practice

Auditing Evaluation and Management Services, Second Edition

Physician Practice Insider, December 29, 2015

Auditing Evaluation and Management Services, Second Edition, will help practices enhance existing auditing programs by explaining how to determine accurate E/M error rates and assess risk.

The government is increasing its scrutiny of physician E/M coding. Conducting your own E/M coding audits is best practice to effectively:
 

  • Analyze complex code assignment options to select the appropriate code
  • Assign an appropriate E/M code based on documentation in the record
  • Identify opportunities for increased revenue and ways to reduce compliance risks
  • Understand the rules and regulations that apply to E/M services billed to Medicare


Auditing Evaluation and Management Services
is an essential tool to ensure audit success and E/M compliance. This second edition goes beyond the fundamentals of E/M coding and delves into the gray, problematic compliance areas. Author Joe Rivet, CCS-P, CPC, CEMC, CPMA, CICA, CHRC, CHC, delivers step-by-step guidance from beginning to end of the E/M audit process. You’ll learn how to:
 

  • Select an E/M code
  • Conduct an entire audit of your E/M services
  • Report your E/M audit findings


With this foundation, you’ll be well prepared to enhance compliance and identify undercoding, underreporting, overcoding, revenue opportunities, and avenues for documentation improvement.

For more information or to order, call 800-650-6787 and mention Source Code EZINEAD or visit the HCPro Healthcare Marketplace.

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