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HCC Coding and Documentation: A Doctors View

  • Presenter: James Taylor, MD
  • Broadcast On: 11/6/2013
    10:00am PT / 11:00am MT / 12:00pm CT / 1:00pm ET
  • On Demand Availability: Immediately following live event
  • Presentation Length: 60 minutes
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"I don't need to know about Medicare Part C and HCC coding, it doesn't affect me." This might have been true at one point but now both Medicare and Medicare Part C are dependent on HCC rules and regulations. More than 1 in 4 Medicare patients nationally and 1 in 3 in many states are in the Medicare Part C model. Coders (and some doctors) must know part A and B rules and now it is just as important to be aware of Part C. This is the diagnosis-dependent capitated model that has doubled its enrollment in only the past few years.

You Will Learn:

  • Basics of the Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) model and how it impacts all physician offices
  • Documentation requirements for diagnoses - requested for auditing purposes
  • How the EMR changes the type of documentation that can be used and where it can be found
  • Documentation tips that meet Medicare requirements, which can be taught to physicians to create a less intrusive work flow
  • Strategies for "refreshing" the diagnoses on a yearly basis, a must for success in the model

There are two ways to register for this event:

This Webinar

  • Entire office can attend*
  • Access broadcast, downloadable podcast (MP3), presentation slides, Q&A and any other event materials
  • Earn up to 2 CEUs (per attendee)


Price: $49.95
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About The Presenter

Dr. James M Taylor is a Board Certified Family Medicine physician and Certified Professional Coder. He went into private practice in Xenia, Ohio and later joined Kaiser Permanente in Denver, Colorado, in 1995. He has served on the Electronic Health Record team for three years as a physician trainer and system administrator. He served as the Physician Director of Coding from 2002 to 2007 and is now the Medical Director of Revenue Cycle. He was recently elected to the Board of Directors for Kaiser’s physician group, the Colorado Permanente Medical Group.

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