Several Solutions to Meet Changing Medical Billing Needs

 

EDUCATION

Coding Education

E/M Changes Course

On-site or Virtual

Our step-by-step solutions will have you confidently documenting and applying the 2021 E/M guidelines.

We offer a focused course specifically to guide you through the latest E/M changes. This course is offered as a 3 hour or 12 hour course that is also customizable to fit individual needs.

You will learn:

  • The guidelines for reporting office visits 99202-99215
  • How to educate your physicians and other providers on the guidelines
  • The 2 different ways that an office visit E/M level may be assigned
  • How to select the proper level of office visit E/M code under the 2021 guidelines
  • Application of the guidelines with hands-on practice with actual medical records

All training may be customized utilizing the client’s own records.

2022 Coding Updates Course

On-site or Virtual

This 7-hour workshop will get you ready for the 2022 coding changes. This course is also customizable to fit individual needs.

You will learn the major 2022 coding changes for CPT and ICD-10-CM, including:

  • Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Updates
  • E/M
  • Vaccines & Immunizations
  • Cardiology/Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Digital Medicine
  • Urology
  • Otolaryngology
  • Ophthalmology
  • COVID-19
  • Social Determinants of Health

2022 Coding Updates Course

virtual course

This 7-hour workshop will get you ready for the 2022 coding changes. From the comfort of your own home or workplace, CHCS will hold an interactive live workshop. 

On January 1, 2022 the New CPT Changes Go into Effect. Get Yourself Ready Now!

Saturday, December 4, 2021
9:00 am – 4:30 pm CST

SPECIAL PRICING
$50 for 7 CEUs
To be applied to AAPC and/or AHIMA

Consulting Solutions

On-site or Virtual

CHCS provides physician/provider education on multiple specialties, including:

  • ICD-10-CM
  • CPT Specific Education
  • E/M by Specialty

CHCS also has CPT, ICD-10-CM, E/M, and specialty specific education solutions for:

  • Medical Billing Staff
  • Medical Coders
  • Coding Specialists

CHCS offers a variety of consulting solutions, depending on your specific needs.

  • Denials review
  • Evaluation of payor recovery requests
  • Payor audit rebuttal
  • On-site physician/other provider shadowing with report and education
  • Telehealth presentations
  • New physician/other provider training

Some solutions may be available face to face, on-site or virtual. If you would like to learn more, please contact us.

Auditing Solutions

On-site, Remote, or Through EHR

CHCS provides many types of audits for CPT and/or ICD-10-CM for:

  • Physician/Provider
  • Coder
  • Auditor
  • Coding and billing
  • IRO
  • Due Diligence

Audits may be performed on-site or remotely, including through your EHR. We offer many options:

  • Retrospective
  • Prospective
  • Concurrent
  • Quarterly
  • Bi-annual
  • Annual
  • Random
  • Targeted CPT Code Range

If you would like to learn more, please contact us.

Coding Helpline Services

Coding Questions On-Demand

CHCS provides helpline services that assist practices with coding questions. This service is offered in multiple ways:

  • Hourly pay-as-you-go
  • Monthly subscription service

When the client has a coding question, they fill out an electronic form that is sent to CHCS, where it is evaluated and routed to a specialist with experience in that specialty.  Within an agreed-upon time limit, the client receives a response with quoted sources for support.

This service may be used to, among other things, answer coding questions, support appeals, or settle coding disputes.

Product Solutions

Bulk Pricing Available

Worried about the 2021 E/M guidelines and the possibility of over- or under-coding?  Don’t want to carry around a CPT book everywhere to access the new guidelines?  The 2021 E/M Solutions are the answer.  CHCS offers a variety of Solutions for individual needs.

8” x 7” Pocket Solution

Worried about the new 2021 E/M guidelines and the possibility of over- or under-coding?  Need a quick way for physicians and other providers to be able to choose a level on-the-go?  The 2021 E/M Pocket Solution is the answer.

  • Designed to fit in a white coat for easy accessibility.
  • Made from 8” x 7” plastic so they are durable and flexible. They won’t fray at the ends like laminated cards.
  • One side contains a grid for choosing an E/M level by time or MDM, while the other side contains highlights of the new definitions CPT introduced for 2021.
  • Order one for every physician, provider, and resident.
8.5” x 11" Desk Solution

Worried about the new 2021 E/M guidelines and the possibility of over-or under-coding?  Need a quick way for physicians and other providers to be able to choose a level with confidence?  The 2021 E/M Desk Solution is the answer.  This card contains all of the information in the Pocket Solution, but in a bigger size.  This 8.5” x 11” card is perfect for the physicians/other provider’s office, each patient room, or for coders and auditors.  

  • Made from 8.5” x 11” plastic so they are durable and flexible. They won’t fray at the ends like laminated cards.
  • One side contains a grid for choosing an E/M level by time or MDM, while the other side contains highlights of the new definitions CPT introduced for 2021.
  • This would be great to have in the physician/other provider’s office, each patient exam room, or as another tool for your coders and auditors.
8.5” x 11” Definitions

Along with the new 2021 E/M Office and Other Outpatient Visits guidelines, CPT also provided new definitions for commonly used E/M language.  Some definitions have new meanings that could affect what level of E/M service is supported.  This is a one-page form with every defined term included from the new 2021 E/M guidelines. 

  • Made from 8.5” x 11” plastic so they are durable and flexible. They won’t fray at the ends like laminated cards.
  • Can be carried by coders and auditors for reference without having to carry around a CPT book.
  • Can be combined with the Audit Solution to form a complete set.
8.5” x 11” Audit Solution

Worried about the new 2021 E/M guidelines and the possibility of over- or under-coding?  Need a quick way for coders and auditors to be able to check a level on-the-go?  The 2021 E/M Audit Solution is the answer.

  • Made from 8.5” x 11” plastic so they are durable and flexible. They won’t fray at the ends like laminated cards.
  • Contains guidance for choosing a level by time or MDM.
  • Use a wet erase marker to level on it, wipe away, and reuse.
  • Order one for every auditor and clinic room.
8.5” x 11” Audit Worksheet Download

Worried about the new 2021 E/M guidelines and the possibility of over- or under-coding?  Need a complete tool for coders and auditors to review audit results with physicians and other providers?  The 2021 E/M Audit Worksheets are the answer.

  • Contains space at the top to enter medical record number, auditor name, date of service, and date of review.
  • Contains selections for choosing a level both by Time and MDM according to the new 2021 guidelines.

Telehealth Solutions

On-site or Virtual (select services)

Telemedicine continues to expand and can be a great revenue enhancement to a practice.  CHCS provides solutions to your telemedicine concerns. If you would like to learn more, please contact us.

Telehealth Documentation Review

In the face of the COVID-19 epidemic, CMS has relaxed the rules on telehealth so that these vital services can be provided to patients.  Your documentation still needs to support the service, though.  CHCS can perform a documentation review to ensure that the services billed are supported in the medical record.

Telehealth Presentations

CHCS provides presentations that address telemedicine issues:

  • Telemedicine overview
  • CMS telehealth COVID-19 regulations
  • Remote patient monitoring
  • Steps to offering telemedicine at your practice
Telemedicine Evaluation

Wonder if your practice should offer telemedicine services?  CHCS can provide and evaluation of the services you offer in your practice to see if telemedicine would be a plus to your practice.  We will evaluate your main payors’ regulations on telemedicine, your payor mix, and your patient base to see if it is a good fit for your office.

Practice Set Up

CHCS can provide consultative services to ready your practice to offer telemedicine services.  From patient notification of the services and patient consents, to training the physicians and staff on how to document and report telemedicine services.

Some solutions may be available face to face onsite or virtual. If you would like to learn more, please contact us.

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