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
- Audio-visual presentation
- Post-test and course evaluation
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 three courses will earn a 3-percent discount , which will be applied to their next eligible policy period.