Author "Lori Cox"

By Lori Cox
In Billing
Feb 1st, 2022
Choose the correct codes to paint an exact picture of a patient’s health. We’ve all seen the facts and statistics on obesity in America. “We are the most overweight country in the world,” said one commercial I saw recently. That may not be quite true,...
By Lori Cox
In Audit
Dec 1st, 2021
Sharpen your auditing skills through better understanding of surgical notes. It’s important for a well-rounded auditor to be able to audit both evaluation and management (E/M) services and surgical procedures. Surgical cases can be just as complex as ...
By Lori Cox
In Coding
May 1st, 2021
It’s about time for this nonphysician provider E/M code change. How do you feel you are handling the new American Medical Association (AMA) evaluation and management (E/M) guidelines? I know I’ve had to stop many times while auditing and make sure I w...
By Lori Cox
In Audit
Aug 3rd, 2020
Comments Off on Don’t Let Telehealth Claims Derail Your Accuracy Rates
Know what to look for when auditing telehealth services rendered during the COVID-19 pandemic...
By Lori Cox
In Audit
Jul 1st, 2020
Comments Off on NCCI Q2 Updates
Keep abreast of quarterly NCCI coding changes to prevent inappropriate payment of services that should not be reported together...