Feb 1st, 2011
By Charla Prillaman, CPC, CPMC, CPC-I, CCC, CEMC, CHCO The number and scope of external auditing agencies pursuing improper payments are increasing significantly, making medical record auditing more important than ever. If you think your practice is exempt, consider this: The “Improper Medicare Fee-For-Service Payments Report: November 2009,” revealed that 7.8 percent of Medicare dollars ...