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Ethics in Medical Record Coding -Who is Responsible?

Learn how to ensure your billing and coding are ethically correct.

You're aware that engaging in improper conduct can result in not only losses to the practice, but also in personal liabilities. What to do? The stakes are even higher now because regulatory agencies are targeting billers and coders as well as providers in fraud and Stark law cases. Want to make sure your billing and coding practices are in the clear? We will discuss ethical conduct principles that billers and coders must follow. You'll hear common ethical scenarios and learn possible approaches for addressing each. Is your staff even aware that AHIMA has a code of ethics to which we should incorporate into our practices? You'll also hear case examples of where billers and coders were held personally responsible -- and how you can avoid falling into the same trap.

Runtime: 98 minutes
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Agenda

Best Practices to Avoid "Crossing the Line" in Ethically Difficult Situations

When the Practice Is Liable -- and When You May Be Instead

Know What to Do If You Are the Target of an Audit and Investigation of Fraudulent Billing Practices

Lessons Learned: How Ethical Behavior Saves Billers and Coders and Their Employers From More Serious Penalties

Protect Your Personal Interests in Improper Billing Cases: Documentation Practices You Can't Live Without

Suspect Unlawful or Unethical Conduct by a Doctor or Practice? Here's What You Need to Do

When Biller and Coder or Practice Malpractice Insurance Can Help You -- and When It Doesn't

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Over 33 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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OnDemand Course

Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on November 29, 2018.

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  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit under the Law & Legal Procedure category.
     

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Rhonda Granja, B.S., CMC, CMA, CPC, CMOM

Rhonda Granja, B.S., CMC, CMA, CPC, CMOM

Rhonda Granja Consulting

  • Independent medical consultant
  • Past faculty member for Practice Management Institute
  • Lead instructor at The Medical Management Institute
  • Speaker at the 2014 AMBA National Conference
  • McVey seminar leader
  • Panel speaker for The Coding Leader
  • Panel speaker at Compliance World
  • Exhibitor at NAMAS National Conference 2019
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Product ID: 405023
Published 2018
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