The Scoring of Audits Gets Docs’ Attention and Takes Advantage of Their Competitiveness
The new health care reform law mandates an effective compliance plan as a condition of enrollment for Medicare and Medicaid. And no compliance plan is complete without a comprehensive auditing program. This article in AIS’s Health Business Daily, illustrates the necessity for medical audits and the impact on physicians and coders. Regular audits improve physician documentation practices and help keep coders on top of changing payer coding and documentation policies.