The Note Bloat Dilemma | Causes & Cure


Physician practices are busy, and any wasted time can be detrimental to the revenue cycle. Note bloat is not a gastrointestinal sign of disease but a condition found in some revenue cycles that prevents an efficient, compliant process of clinical documentation. 

One of the primary goals of the 2021 E/M Guideline changes was to reduce administrative burden on clinicians and their practices. As an AMA official involved in the changes, part of the reason was to “eliminate the hassle factor” and “make it easy to do what’s clinically relevant and appropriate.” 

In this webinar, Dr. CJ Wolf and Stephani Scott bring their decades of coding and compliance experience to the table, discussing how to reduce note bloat and improve revenue cycle and documentation efficiencies.   

Watch this on-demand webinar to learn how to: 

  • Identify note bloat and eliminate unnecessary documentation, while maintaining all crucial medical information 

  • Safeguard your revenue cycle by staying compliant and finding opportunities for increased revenue 

  • Train coders and providers to be efficient in their auditing and documentation responsibilities 

Who should watch this webinar? Coders, Auditors, Practice Managers, Revenue Cycle Professionals, Clinicians, Billing Managers, Coding Managers, and Provider Educators. 

*Please note this webinar has not been approved for AAPC CEU credit.

Presented by

Stephani Scott

Stephani Scott has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry working closely with physicians and staff in Health Information Management. She has worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, long-term care, large multispecialty physician practice, and EHR software design and development. Scott was a part owner of a consulting company for many years providing services in best practices for physician practice management services including coding and documentation audits, compliance, and revenue cycle management. She has extensive experience in inpatient and outpatient auditing and coding compliance. Throughout her career, Scott has enjoyed teaching E/M coding, compliance, and EMR utilization to many physicians and staff locally and nationally.

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