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The Power and Value of Auditing for Revenue Loss Prevention

Auditing has many proven benefits for providers. Audits can help identify gaps, inconsistencies, and areas of risk not previously seen. In particular, weaknesses in charge capture of drug administration services and overlooked revenue opportunities are key reasons for putting together an audit practice. Historically, many professionals have defaulted to billing

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Cracking through the Confusion of Drug Administration Charge Capture

Drug administration charge capture is an important aspect to review when it comes to infusion services, considering that drug administration is a significant component of many patients’ treatment and care. Coding an observation encounter (including when a patient may have arrived through the Emergency Department [ED] and been placed in

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IV Hydration Coding Targeted Probe Reveals Stark Documentation Risks

IV hydration therapy is a key service where documentation remains a serious concern in terms of compliance. A recent Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) review exposed the importance of conducting internal documentation review and providing crucial education for correct coding. By looking at some of the conclusions, CPT coders and

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Subcutaneous Infusion Coding for Success

When it comes to subcutaneous infusion services, there are a few key codes worth examining for accurate reporting.  In 2008 the AMA introduced three new CPT® codes for the subcutaneous infusion of therapeutic or prophylactic substances. This method of administration is more commonly encountered in home infusion therapy services rather

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