The new 2021 office visit documentation guidelines went into effect on January 1, 2021, but COVID-19’s interruption caused these changes to catch some off guard. This session takes the next step into the 2021 office visit documentation guidelines by understanding the positives and negatives that are understood now that the guidelines have been used for a few weeks. We will look at the two methods of choosing the level of service and learn how to determine which guidelines are best for your practice under different circumstances. We will help attendees in creating compliance plan documentation in case they are audited, and demonstrate auditing tools to assist in confirming the appropriate levels of service are being reported.
Why should you attend:
If you are responsible for choosing or auditing the level of service for office visits in a medical practice this webinar will discuss situations and concerns that have come up since these documentation guidelines went into effect. There are always unexpected issues that come up when a change of this magnitude and we will try to help attendees walk through the issues with reputable information to answer the questions. We will also review auditing tools that are available for little or no cost.
Areas Covered in the Webinar:
Office visits using time
Elements of risk in medical decision making
Diagnostic tests role in the office visit
Top auditing tools
Medical decision making elements for the level of service
The diagnoses role in medical decision making
Recognizing red flags in using time in determining the level of service.
Attend Live Webinar
Apr 13, 2021 - 01:00 PM EST
Duration: 60 Minutes