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“That Is How We’ve Always Done It”

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"That Is How We've Always Done It" Stephanie Allard, CPC, CEMA, RHIT Senior Compliance Specialist This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement.  ICD-10 was officially implemented on October 1, 2015. One of the intents of moving to ICD-10 was...
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Interoperability Rules – New Requirements, New Challenges, New Opportunities for Practices

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Interoperability Rules - New Requirements, New Challenges, New Opportunities for Practices Stanley Nachimson     After a lengthy period of comments and discussions with industry leaders and vendors, the final Interoperability Rules for EHRs and health plans were released by HHS. These rules contain a myriad of technical and policy requirements for the electronic exchange...
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Be Specific

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Be Specific Dr. Priscilla Alfaro, MD, CPC, CPMA, COC, CFE This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement.  ICD-10 was officially implemented on October 1, 2015. One of the intents of moving to ICD-10 was to enable and encourage reporting diagnoses...
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ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding for COVID-19

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ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding for COVID-19 Jill Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its ICD-10 guidelines for COVID-19, using the newly adopted code U07.1....
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The Week-In-Review

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The Week-In-Review Sean Weiss,  Partner, Vice President of Compliance,CHC, CEMA, CMCO, CPMA, CPC-P, CMPE, CPC This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement. Happy Friday - we made it through another week of change, after change, after change. There...
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Interprofessional Consult Services

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Interprofessional Consult Services Grant Huang This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement. The recent coronavirus crisis has brought non-face-to-face services to the forefront of coding and billing conversations. With the entire healthcare industry focused on caring for patients...
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Implementing Telehealth Visits

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Implementing Telehealth Visits Shannon Deconda, CPC, CPC-I, CPMA, CEMC, CMSCS This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement.  The following is a step-by-step guide on how to convert office-based encounters to telehealth encounters during the current COVID-19 pandemic. These rules...
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Auditing & the Attorney Client Privilege: Need for Audits and Incentives to Comply/Disclose to Government

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Auditing & the Attorney Client Privilege:  Need for Audits and Incentives to Comply/Disclose to Government Jesse Overbay, JD This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement. Readers of this newsletter and followers of the incredibly talented individuals on the...
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Risk Adjustment Opportunities in the World of Simplified Documentation

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Risk Adjustment Opportunities in the World of Simplified Documentation J. Paul Spencer, COC, CPC This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement. Something of a preemptive celebration is currently going on in the world of physician documentation. As we...
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Maintaining Medicare Enrollment: The Never-Ending High-Hurdles Race

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Maintaining Medicare Enrollment: The Never-Ending High-Hurdles Race Daniel Shay, JD This auditing and compliance "Tip of the Week" was originally published by the National Alliance for Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS), a division of DoctorsManagement. Facing the mounting pressure of demographics, the Medicare system looks to slow the outflow of money however it can. One of...
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