Medical chart audits performed by a Certified Professional Medical Auditor. According to the OIG, one of the fundamental elements for an effective compliance plan is to conduct internal and external chart audits. A chart audit not only helps in maintaining your compliance but also identifies errors that are areas for improvement, missed revenue, and allows for correction of deficiencies and compares code (s) billed against service documented.
Some starting points for an audit: new providers, new billing staff, repeated claim denials, industry audit triggers.
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