You could be paid more for the substance abuse treatments you are providing. What makes it worse, is that because you are not submitting your claims correctly, you may be on the list to repay thousands in incorrect reimbursements.
The good news is, by changing just a few things, you can see a dramatic change in your overall revenue – but you have to know how to protect it. Don’t make the mistake of submitting your claims the way you always have.
CMS and private payers are now targeting substance abuse claims. That means, you could owe thousands in fines and mispayments unless you take action now.
That’s where nationally recognized substance abuse health information management expert, Heather Greene, RHIA, CPC, CIC, CDIP, can help. During her online training, Heather will walk you through the step-by-step strategies you need to compliantly code – and get paid – for the entire level of care you provide to your substance abuse patients.
Substance Abuse Coding: Get Paid More of What You Deserve
Here is just some of the expert advice you’ll receive by attending this 60-minute substance abuse coding and compliance online training:
- Stop paybacks, bill combo codes per guidelines
- Protect payments with management notes that always paint a clear care picture
- Head off audits for lengthy discharge services by implementing this proven process
- Get full reimbursement by avoiding the most common diagnosis relationship errors
- Increase inpatient per diem up to 13% with allowed comorbid condition(s)
- Prevent denials by reserving signs/symptoms codes
- Avoid harmful patient mislabeling, pin down remission, mild, moderate misnomers
- Halt compliance violations, follow use, abuse, dependence guidelines
- And so much more …
Important: This coding and compliance session is geared toward coders, coding managers, CDI specialists, and HIM professionals who are responsible for protecting practices, hospitals, and rehab centers from noncompliance issues surrounding substance abuse and opioid-related services. Nurses, nurse practitioners, and physicians will also benefit from being able to understand in plain-English how to adhere to increased regulations.
By attending this online training, you’ll learn how to improve your overall reimbursement for the addiction-related treatments you provide.
With 20 years of experience in performing documentation audits and physician education, specifically in mental health, Heather will tell you EXACTLY how you can ethically get paid more for these essential services
Don’t wait, reserve your access today.
Heather is a member of the Health Care Performance Advisory Services division. Heather has nearly 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, with extensive experience working in a variety of key healthcare information management (HIM) roles.
She assists hospitals in evaluating and improving their clinical documentation integrity (CDI) programs. She also helps hospitals and physician practices in increasing their net revenues and lowering denials through improved clinical documentation and coding integrity. She provides coding and documentation consulting and training to improve clinical documentation integrity and coding accuracy.
Heather is skilled at bringing trying information to life and incorporate relevant resources for clinical and administrative staff. Her presentation style is energetic, anecdotal and learner-focused, with a view not only to help participants improve their knowledge levels, but also enhance their willingness and ability to apply what they’ve learned in a practical setting.
As a conscientious member of the healthcare community, Heather regularly attends conferences, seminars and takes advantage of many opportunities to interact with other nationally recognized HIM and coding experts where she can stay on top of the ever-changing regulations that impact the industry. She is a member of American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), American Clinical Documentation Integrity Specialists (ACDIS) and American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). She is currently on the CDI Summit Committee for AHIMA.
Heather is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, with a B.S. in Health Information Management and has a Master of Business Administration from Midway College. She is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC), Certified Documentation Improvement Professional (CDIP) Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA), and Certified Professional Coder (CPC). She also holds designations of Approved CDI and ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer.