Jan 20th, 2015
By Brenda Edwards, CPC, CPB, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC Coding & Compliance Specialist Kansas Medical Mutual Insurance Company (KaMMCO) If you think back over the past 30 or so years, look at what a “doctor’s visit” entailed. Remember Marcus Welby, MD? Did you see Dr. Welby re-verifying the HPI? Did you see him asking the patient ...
Aug 1st, 2013
Concise documentation leaves little room for doubt and helps keep you in the clear. By Brenda Edwards, CPC, CPB, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC If you were asked to summarize a story in which important details were omitted, words were missing, or the language was foreign, do you think you’d get it right? Probably not. Think of ...