The pervasive menace of a potential audit by an insurer or Medicare Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) has physicians deeply concerned about coding and documentation. Physicians and experts agree — the best line of defense is regular self audits, performed internally or by an outside consultant. Learn how to conduct a self audit; what to do with your findings, and how to obtain buy-in for corrective actions.
Released June 29, 2010
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2014
Expires Feb. 1, 2017
Spot billing and coding trends that may flag RAC auditors
Learn to conduct self audits
Develop action plans for your findings
Get physician buy-in for corrective actions
This program is designed for physicians in all specialties, office managers, administrators, and front office staff who are interested in medico-legal compliance and practical ways to reduce the potential for professional liability.
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:
Identify top billing and coding risks
Understand when an how to conduct a self audit
Post-test and course evaluation
Questions and answers
Liability Insurance Discount
Physicians who are insured with Texas Medical Liability Trust (TMLT) may earn professional liability insurance discounts by participating in approved continuing education activities. TMLT policyholders who complete this course will earn a 3-percent discount (not to exceed$1,000), which will be applied to their next eligible policy period.