tci Part B Insider - 2016 Issue 8

Documentation: 3 Recordkeeping Tips That Will Make Auditors Smile

Instituting these simple strategies ensure that you’re ready for any type of review. When you think of recordkeeping, you may immediately envision your accounting receipts and A/R books, but the reality is that you should also ensure that your medical records are just as buttoned-up as your financial information. The following three tips will help you confirm that your documentation is as polished as it can be, so you’ll always be able to support the codes that you report. Tip 1: Find A Way to Make Notes Legible. If your physician can’tmaintain legible documentation, then your...

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