Decipher a Physician’s Medical Decision Making.
When auditing critical care, there’s a lot to think about. You have to search for keywords that tell you whether or not the physician accurately coded critical care or not. Remember, just because a patient has a potentially life-threatening illness doesn’t mean that every visit can be billed as critical care. Coding critical care requires the physician to provide a life-saving measure during the visit, it requires complex Medical Decision Making, and an accurate documentation of time.
Watch this free on-demand webinar, To Code or Not to Code: Understanding Critical Care, and learn how to decipher a physician's Medical Decision Making to determine whether to report the patient as either high level E/M services or critical care. You’ll learn tips and tricks to decode critical care, such as how to:
- Aggregate the Time Spent by the Physician
- Document the Complexity of Medical Decision Making
- Note the Nature of the Patient's Condition