Documentation Drives Coding

Download Support Tool Far too often, we find a fancy code (maybe a new code) and want to find a way to charge for it. This is completely backward. Documentation must drive coding. This simple visual reminder outlines the process of starting with the documentation and coding from there. Utilize this concept to reinforce the...
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Your Amendment Rights

Medical Record Addendums Despite best efforts and good intentions to complete perfect documentation at the time of service, errors and omissions can occur. When that happens, the situation has its own documentation requirements. Failure to properly amend a medical record can make it appear that someone was trying to falsify documentation, and that may be...
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What Do They Want From Me?

A Records Request: A Common Occurrence So, you check the office mailbox – a few EOBs, checks from patients, a menu from the local pizza place, and (sigh) a love note from an insurance company requesting records for a patient. Before panic sets in, understand that this is a common occurrence in the chiropractic profession....
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How Do You Respond to a Records Request?

When is a simple request for records not really a simple request for records? Almost every time. When a payer is asking for notes, whether for a current claim, or a retroactive review, it means something. It could be random, or it could be targeted and focused. Because you may not know, this is the...
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Coding Differences of Therapeutic Exercises – 97110, 97112, and 97530

Details and Differences of 97110, 97112 and 97530 This module takes a deeper look into the exercise therapies for 97110, 97112, and 97530. These codes are defined and outlined below with regard to how they are similar and how the context and documentation define the differences between them. Because the details of these codes are...
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Documenting Physical Medicine – Routine Office Visit (ROV)

Documentation & Coding of Physical Medicine- ROV Now that we’ve learned the importance of properly ordering and providing rationale for modalities and procedure in the initial visit, let’s explore best practices for documenting which services were performed on daily visits. Various regulations exist that point toward what type of information must be included to qualify...
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