tci E/M Coding Alert - 2013 Issue 2
Mythbuster: Debunk 3 EHR Myths That Could Be Setting You Up for Payer Audits
Relying too much on your electronic system could be costing your practice big money. Many practices either are already using electronic health records (EHRs) or are considering implementing an EHR system. Are you watching for the downside to EHRs: They can mislead you into creating documentation you don’t really need — and in some cases, cause you to fail to document items required to support your code choices. Consider these three EHR myths to determine exactly where your EHR system could be leading you astray. Myth 1: Exam Documentation Will Carry Over for Follow-Up Visits If your EHR...
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