Concurrent Critical Care

  May 6, 2022 | By Shannon DeConda, CPC, CEMC, CEMA, CPMA, CRTT A great deal of time was spent this year with new coding updates focusing on critical care split shared updates, but not much time was given to all of the other red-lined updates in the critical care section of the CMS Claims…

Preventive Services

In Today’s Take, let’s discuss the difference between preventive care. You might be thinking this is “101”. But it really isn’t. Oftentimes, when conducting chart audits, we not only we see issues with a lack of documentation criteria, especially with Medicare preventive services, but we also see confusion regarding the lack of interpretation about what…

Should Your 2022 Audit Plan Include Paid Claims?

January 14, 2022 | By Shannon DeConda, CPC, CEMC, CEMA, CPMA, CRTT In 2022, when we sit down to configure an audit plan, we often consider whether we will perform an audit retrospectively or prospectively and whether the sample will include evaluation and management (E&M) services, procedures or some combination of them both. What we…