Tag Archives: medical documentation

What We’re Reading – Sometimes physician query is imperative

A staff member’s role is one of supporting the clinician.  However, in the area of coding and billing, the perspective is more of collaboration as the employee must appropriately transfer the practitioner’s documentation into correct codes, advise him/her on the … Read Full Post

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How to Navigate the Medical Review Projects

Jurisdiction 11 Home Health and Hospice FAQs: Additional Medical Review Projects and CERT To help reduce the Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) program error rates, Palmetto GBA was recently funded by CMS to undertake additional medical review projects that involve … Read Full Post

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What We’re Reading – Medicare Pilot Project for Electronic Submission of Medical Documentation

CMS is launching the Electronic Submission of Medical Documentation (esMD) pilot project for providers to submit medical documentation in electronic fashion when responding to requests from Recovery Audit Contractors.  The new system is expected “to reduce provider costs and cycle … Read Full Post

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