Coding Errors Caused by CAC: Here Come Overpayment Audits

Program 255
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016
10-10:30 a.m. EST; 7-7:30 a.m. PST
Rudy Braccili, Jr., MBA, CPAM, CRCE;
Laurie Johnson, MS, RHIA, FAHIMA, AHIMA Approved ICD-10 CM/PCS Trainer; H. Steven Moffic, MD; Erica E. Remer, MD, FACEP, CCDS;
and Michelle Wieczorek, RHIT, RN, CPHQ
The Lead Story:
Coding errors caused by computer-assisted coding (CAC) are on the rise. And the results are overpayment audits. Erica Remer, MD returns to Talk Ten Tuesdays to report on an email she received from a senior appeals analyst, lamenting how, often times, the use of CAC by careless disengaged hospital coders is leading to an increase in third-party denials and thus facilitating overpayment audits.
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The Rundown:
Put on a Happy Face: As a run-up to Halloween, nationally renowned psychiatrist H. Steven Moffic, MD offers a therapeutic rationale for clowning around.
Revenue Cycle Report: Rudy Braccili discusses the impact of coding and documentation on the revenue cycle.
News Desk: Laurie Johnson, at the Talk Ten Tuesdays News Desk, reports on the latest ICD-10 headline news.
CDI Update: Michelle Wieczorek reports on how to use CDI to protect revenue at risk.
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