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Be Wary: Proposed CMS Changes to E/M Codes Don’t Minimize the Need for Vigilant Review and Monitoring

Posted by Vasilios Nassiopoulos on July 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM

With all the hoopla surrounding the recent announcement that CMS is proposing changes to Evaluation & Management (E/M) codes, you would think the government was eliminating documentation requirements altogether. That couldn’t be further from the truth. While the modest proposal impacting 15 E/M office and outpatient visit codes for Medicare is a step in the right direction when it comes to reducing the documentation burden for physicians, it by no means suggests that you should take your eye off the ball when it comes to monitoring and auditing your coding activity.

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Revenue Integrity: A Unifying Force for Overcoming Compliance Challenges

Posted by Vasilios Nassiopoulos on July 11, 2018 at 9:00 AM

This is the first in a series of four posts discussing how a revenue integrity program can help clinical, compliance and revenue cycle teams join forces to address the increasing challenges associated with compliance. 

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Topics: Revenue Cycle Health, Telehealth

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