Watch an Auditor Audit – E/M via EHR

Product Id : HE07
Instructor : Dr. James Dunnick MD, (Co-Instructor) :- R. Scott Dunnick
Oct 05, 2017 1:00 PM ET | 12:00 PM CT | 10:00 AM PT | 60 Minutes

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Understand How the Auditor Determines Audit Risk Exposure and Confirms Payment or Requests Payment Returns.

This session with industry speakers Dr. James Dunnick, MD, FACC, will explain and use the CMS E/M guidelines and then use an auditor’s flow chart to follow the audit process to validate what auditors expect to see, why charts fail, and show specific areas of audit risk exposure.

You will see how an auditor determines billing levels and makes the decision to confirm payment or request payment return through real clinical examples. Our expert will walk through the auditor’s thought process and check sheet for an entire E/M note and discuss all aspects; CC, History, Physical Exam and Medical Decision Making. You will also learn how an auditor grades documentation that determines audit risk exposure and shows delays and denials.

Session Highlights:

  • Reasons for payer scrutiny
  • Consequences of non-compliant documentation
  • Payers’ expectations for documentation
  • E/M case examples
  • Solutions to improve at risk areas

Who Should Attend?

  • Providers
  • Practice managers
  • Department heads
  • Coders
  • Auditors
Speaker Profile:

Dr. James Dunnick MD, is the CEO and founder of SESEDN LLC, and The Dunnick Group LLC. He is certified in quality and utilization through ABQAURP, certified as a coder through AAPC, and certified in EHR documentation through AIHC. He now works with providers and hospitals across the country on revenue cycle protection, reducing the cost of care while improving quality metrics, and reducing audit loss exposure. 

He has published and presented nationally on both clinical and compliance topics.

R. Scott Dunnick, BSM MBA, graduated from Tulane with a degree in business, emphasis on business law. He received his MBA, specialty healthcare, from Indiana Wesleyan. He has experience as a project director and site administrator, and is currently the business affairs director for The Dunnick Group LLC. He specializes in contracts, practice acquisitions, site administration efficiency, and revenue cycle protection. 

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