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The MFS Final Rule: Are You Ready?

Posted by Charla Prillaman, Nov 27, 2018 12:15:07 PM

Every year we look forward to November when the MFS final rule will be published.

How to Tackle Behavioral Health Auditing Without A Breakdown

Posted by Charla Prillaman, Sep 11, 2018 12:54:01 PM

You sit down and feel your jaw tighten, your pulse quicken, and your shoulders cramp up like you’ve slept on a boulder all night.

Being a Perfectionist Auditor Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be

Posted by Charla Prillaman, Jul 31, 2018 11:51:00 AM

Great, You’re a Perfectionist. Now What?

I’ve been auditing for almost thirty years. In that time, I’ve learned that auditors are typically extremely detail oriented, which is fantastic.

How to Protect Your Revenue from Billing Company Mistakes

Posted by Charla Prillaman, May 29, 2018 11:00:00 AM

You might be using an outside billing company, a central business office or practice staff to provide medical billing services. And you might be feeling pretty great about the work they do.

Without an Audit Plan, You’re Failing Compliance

Posted by Charla Prillaman, Apr 24, 2018 2:59:50 PM

Just as we humans rely on our heart to keep ticking, any compliance program worth its salt relies on an effective audit plan to maintain organizational compliance.

How to Avoid Incorrect Code Assignment in Pediatric Services

Posted by Charla Prillaman, Nov 14, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Preventive services and screenings are important, especially for our little ones.

Amazing Benefits of Coding Audits

Posted by Charla Prillaman, Oct 10, 2017 3:08:01 PM

Coding audits are the heartbeat of any compliance program. That’s why staying on track with your audit is essential to your program's success.

The Dangers of Copy And Pasting Documentation

Posted by Charla Prillaman, Sep 21, 2017 2:32:22 PM

There are a lot of Copy and Paste horror stories. Physicians who accidentally copy and pasted information from one patient’s record to a different patient. Or Copy and Pasting that goes rogue and suddenly, a woman with a family history of breast cancer has a history of breast cancer herself.