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Critical Care Auditing

Presenter Lori A Cox, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC, CGSC, CHONC
Broadcast Date 10/18/2023
Time 10:00am PT / 11:00am MT / 12:00pm CT / 1:00pm ET
Presentation Length 60 minutes
Price $65 (Non-members $85)
Critical Care Auditing Webinar

Learn More About Critical Care Auditing and Coding Guidelines

In an increasingly complex healthcare landscape, accurate and compliant critical care auditing is paramount. Join us for an enlightening webinar that delves deep into the intricacies of Critical Care E/M coding using CPT guidelines. Our expert will guide you through the nuances of auditing critical care services, ensuring you have the knowledge and tools needed to optimize reimbursement and minimize compliance risks. From deciphering the documentation requirements for critical care to understanding the key components of time-based coding, this webinar will equip you with the insights and strategies necessary to excel in critical care auditing. Don't miss this opportunity to sharpen your auditing skills, enhance your compliance knowledge, and stay up to date with the latest industry standards. Whether you are an experienced auditor looking to refine your skills or new to critical care auditing, this webinar is designed to empower you with the knowledge and confidence to navigate the complexities of E/M coding in the critical care setting.

Learning Objectives/Agenda

• Learn what to look for in the medical record to support critical care services.
• Discuss the time requirements per AMA and CMS.
• Decipher the nuances between coordination of care.
• Enhance knowledge of the different critical care codes.
• Review diagnosis coding concepts geared towards critical care services.

Why is this topic important?

Provider audits have shown that documentation does not support critical care service. These services are reimbursed at high value and are subject to payer scrutiny. Practices should ensure compliant documentation in preparedness for an audit.

Who would benefit from this topic?

• Coders
• Auditors
• Practice Managers
• Providers
• Billers
• Compliance Officers

Lori A Cox, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC, CGSC, CHONC

About The Author

Lori A Cox, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC, CGSC, CHONC

Lori has over 20 years of experience in the business side of healthcare. She began working as a Patient Accounts representative then transitioned to the Billing Department. Lori was promoted to Billing Supervisor and later became the Compliance Officer, where she was responsible for maintaining the Compliance Plan and educating staff on fraud and abuse. Currently, Lori works for AAPC Services as a Regional Director, performing audits and education for clients across the USA.
Lori has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Quincy University. She is the past Member Relations Officer of the AAPC National Advisory Board. She has been a speaker at HealthCon and regional conferences and has traveled the country speaking to coders and providers on topics such as Hem/Onc, E/M guidelines, and proper coding. She has written many articles for Healthcare Business Monthly. 

 

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