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Revenue Cycle Assessments

A facility may occasionally require assistance from professionals in the healthcare industry to review its revenue cycle and ensure specific processes are in place within the business office for optimum functionality. Coding Compliance Management, LLC will assess current business processes and business staff competencies and provide recommendations to facility management for improving efficiency and productivity. Some areas of focus include but are not limited to the following:

  • Documentation competencies and physician education if/when warranted
  • Medical Records
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Billing/posting competencies
  • Collection productivity/Claim denials
  • Verification, authorization and precertification
  • Patient accounting systems (PAS)
  • Benchmark comparisons
  • Staffing competencies and levels
  • Insurance Contract Reviews
  • Policy & Procedure Reviews

Clinical Services Assessments

  • Accreditation, licensing and regulatory compliance
  • Clinical assessment
  • Quality and performance
  • Improvement assessment
  • Materials management assessment
  • Infection control assessments
  • Safety and risk management evaluation
  • Human resources and credentialing assessment
  • Staffing Efficiencies

ASC Coding Services
Coding Support

  • Ideal for new facilities not yet ready to hire a full time coder as well as established ASCs in need of additional assistance, or full coding support.
  • Temporary and long-term coding assistance is available.
  • Your facility will be assigned a certified coder who is an expert in ASC coding, with experience in your facility’s case mix.
  • No minimum monthly volume requirements.
  • Tiered pricing is available pending specialty.
  • We'll work within your budget. . .

Coding & Reimbursement Help Line

  • Our expert ASC coding staff who can assist your ASC with difficult coding and reimbursement questions.
  • All responses are based on correct coding guidelines from the most authoritative sources.
  • Ask about our convenient help line coding question packages.

Audit Services

Accurate and inaccurate coding practices have a direct impact on revenue, so it’s essential to establish a coding audit program. Coding audits may identify any areas of deficiency that can directly affect your profitability.

Regular coding audits are highly recommended to ensure your coding staff has a working knowledge of current coding guidelines. CCM will recommend an ideal audit frequency (monthly, quarterly, semi-annually, annually) based upon results from an initial baseline audit.

A CCM Coding Audit Program will:

  • Identify areas of coding deficiency.
  • Provide detailed audit and summary reports.
  • Explain variances and provide recommendations based on credible documentation.
  • Serve as an educational tool for your coders.
  • Meet or exceed your compliance objectives, as well as OIG requirements.
  • Post-audit calls are available.

CCM has flexible pricing based on the frequency of the audit (monthly, quarterly, semi-annually, annually) and the number of charts reviewed.

Coder Shadowing Program

Performing new specialty procedures? Ensure your coder understands the correct reporting of these specialties. CCM will shadow your coder to ensure accuracy for newly implemented procedures prior to billing.

A CCM Coder Shadowing Program will:

  • Ensure coders understand how to correctly report new specialties.
  • Ensure accuracy for newly implemented procedures prior to billing.

Pre-Employment/Employee Testing

Ascertain coding strengths and weaknesses using our standard or custom-designed ASC coding exams. Our detailed results report will provide management with information required to make employment and staffing decisions based on current facility case mix. The reports will:

  • Highlight areas of coding excellence.
  • Pin-point areas that require improvement.
  • Identify training solutions to increase coding compliance

Revenue Cycle Assessments

A facility may occasionally require assistance from professionals in the healthcare industry to review its revenue cycle and ensure specific processes are in place within the business office for optimum functionality. Coding Compliance Management, LLC will assess current business processes and business staff competencies and provide recommendations to facility management for improving efficiency and productivity. Some areas of focus include but are not limited to the following:

  • Documentation competencies and physician education if/when warranted.
  • Medical Records.
  • Billing/posting competencies.
  • Collection productivity/Claim denials.
  • Verification, authorization and precertification.
  • Patient accounting systems (PAS).
  • Benchmark comparisons.
  • Staffing competencies and levels.
  • Insurance Contract Reviews.
  • Policy & Procedure Reviews.

Accreditation, licensing and regulatory compliance Clinical assessment Quality and performance Improvement assessment Materials management assessment Infection control assessments Safety and risk management evaluation Human resources and credentialing assessment Staffing Efficiencies
Contact us now to discuss your coding support needs.
News of note ...

July 28, 2010. Becker’s ASC Review names CCM President Cristina Bentin as one of the “ 107 Great Women Leaders in the ASC Industry.

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