Meet Your Expert
As a health care consultant Jan has more than 35 years of experience in physician billing, reimbursement and compliance.
In her role as a physician consultant, she has participated in physician coding and documentation reviews including OIG government PATH and Champus audits, designed and conducted physician coding seminars nationwide.
Jan has also worked for several major health insurance payers in Wisconsin, was a coding advisor to the WPS Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee and served as the coding and reimbursement coordinator for a 37 provider, staff model HMO clinic. As the coding and reimbursement coordinator, Jan was responsible for physician office, hospital and nursing facility coding, charge ticket development, fee development, reimbursement analysis, claims analysis and physician education.
Jan is currently the owner of Professional Coding Solutions, a healthcare consulting firm. She has been a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) since 1992 with active membership in the American Academy of Procedural Coders (AAPC). As a member of the AAPC, Jan previously served on their Advisory Board as the liaison to the AMA, has been a speaker for the AAPC annual conference as well as contributing to the development of AAPC’s independent study and university education programs and proficiency tests. In 1994, she was honored by AAPC as Networker of the Year. Previously Jan was a Regional Governor for the American College of Medical Coding Specialists (ACMCS) serving as Chair of the Ethics committee and a member of the Examination committee.
Training Sessions by Jan Rasmussen
CMS’ final 2019 Evaluation and Management (E/M) documentation changes will significantly alter how you code, document and audit your claims. Unless you are prepared, your reimbursement could be at significant risk. Although the goal of these changes is to streamline how E/M services are processed by reducing documentation requirements, they could also put you at increased liability […]Learn More
Surgical modifiers are such a pain. One slip up and your denials can skyrocket, your reimbursement can plummet, and you could end up on a RAC, OIG, Medicare, or private payer audit list. And to top it off, their definitions are so similar it can seem impossible to pick the right one. Well, NO MORE. […]Learn More
Modifier 25 is on both private payer and OIG hit lists again this year for overuse and misuse leading to overpayments – and they want their money back. Modifier 25 is one of only a handful of modifiers listed on the OIG website associated with massive fines, extended exclusions and additional penalties. Recently 3 practices […]Learn More