E/M Auditing: Establishing an Effective Audit Program

Seminar Date: April 7, 2011
Faculty: Debra Boppre, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P
Description

E/M Auditing: Establishing an Effective Audit Program focuses on developing the required skills to accurately validate physician practice E/M services from a compliance perspective. This audio seminar provides best practices for Evaluation and Management auditing, including: formulating your audit plan according to the OIG workplan, - frequency of audits, prospective vs. retrospective reviews, selecting effective sample sizes, how to identify high risk areas to audit (including EHR documentation), and presenting the data results to the physicians/practice.

We’ll also discuss E/M data analysis. Based on E/M audit results, we’ll review effective training methods and collaborative efforts in implementing appropriate actions so that your practice can benefit from correct coding and accurate data.

Objectives

  • Provide best practices for physician Evaluation and Management (E&M) auditing including how to identify high risk areas to audit, frequency of audits, prospective vs. retrospective reviews and selecting effective sample sizes
  • Discuss E/M data analysis and data presentation tips
  • Based on E/M audit results, review effective training methods and collaborative efforts in implementing appropriate actions

Who Should Attend

RAC Coordinators, HIM Directors, Coding Directors/Managers/Supervisors, Compliance, Coding Professionals


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