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Six steps for conducting an internal evaluation and management audit

Six steps for conducting an internal evaluation and management audit
September 19, 2017

Evaluation and management coding patterns are under the microscope. CMS is monitoring evaluation and management code usage by specialty, state and nationally. The Recovery Audit Program of CMS aims to identify and correct improper Medicare payments through the detection and collection of overpayments. Commercial payers are using analytics to identify potentially inaccurate coding, too; take-backs may result.

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VIDEO: Past AMA president discusses importance of physicians advocating for patients

September 15, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO — At the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting, Andrew W. Gurman, MD, discussed physicians advocating for patients. He said it is…

ACP: Graham-Cassidy proposal would cause ‘unacceptable’ spike in uninsured patients

September 14, 2017
The American College of Physicians recently sent two separate letters, one to Senators Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy, MD, (R-La.) and the other to Senate…

ACP offers recommendations to CMS’s 2018 Physician Fee Schedule proposal

September 12, 2017
In a letter to CMS, the American College of Physicians offered several recommendations on its proposed rule for the 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, focusing on…
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