It's been several months since the last post. I hope you haven't forgotten the pearls I've previously posted. This is a good time to review my previous posts for a quick refresher.
Now is a great time to talk about critical care billing. There has been a substantial change in what our coders will allow to be documented.
SUMMARY OF DOCUMENTING PEARLS
3 ELEMENTS OF CRITICAL CARE
KEY DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS
MEDICARE REQUIREMENTS FOR TEACHING ATTESTATIONS
Finally, I've included the following table outlining RVU compensation as a reminder of why documenting is so important. Critical care billing increased RVU generation by approximately 25% over a Level 5 chart.
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