Healthcare Crossroads

Spark Advisory Network

A podcast showcasing the connections in Healthcare Data, Compliance and Patient Care Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/healthcrossroads/support read less

Unraveling Evaluation and Management: Understanding a patients' condition
Jan 26 2023
Unraveling Evaluation and Management: Understanding a patients' condition
In this exciting three-part series we will hear from our advisors all about how to unravel the E/M guidelines and how to interpret areas of documentation. In this episode, we will look at how to interpret some key definitions in the MDM  that affect a patient's condition. The meaning of acute vs chronicExacerbated conditions vs severe exacerbationsComplicated vs uncomplicated conditions There are many areas to dissect and you simply cannot do it without research, communication, and a good understanding of anatomy and disease processes. . Let's tune in to our advisors  Jennifer McNamara CCS,CPC,CPMA,CRC,CGSC,COPC AAPC Approved Instructor Email Jennifer at jmcnamara@oncospark.comVisit her website: https://www.sparkadvise.comHear her speak at RevCycle Symposium and AAPC Healthcon Terry A Fletcher BS CPC CEMC CCC CCS CCSP CMC ACS-CA SCP-CA, QMPM Email Terry at terryfletchercpc@aol.comVisit her website: http://www.terryfletcher.net/ Christine Hall CHC(AAPC Instructor) CPC,CPB,CPMA,CRC,CEMC,CPC-I Email Christine at christine.hall.guru@gmail.comVisit her website: https://www.stirlingglobalsolutions.com/Hear her speak at RevCycle Symposium Betty Hovey, BSHAM CCS-P CDIP CPC COC CPMA CPCD CPB CPCI Email Betty at bettyhovey@chcs.consultingVisit her website: https://chcs.consulting/Follow Betty to a location near you: https://chcs.consulting/events/ Sonal Patel, BA, CPMA, CPC, CMC, ICDCM Email Sonal at paintthemedicalpicturepodcast@gmail.com She is  speaking  @1pm EST on February 20 and 21, 2023 at Assent Global on Auditing in 2023  Part I: Focus on New E/M Standards in the Office/Outpatient Setting; and Auditing in 2023  Part II: Focus on New E/M Standards in the Inpatient Setting, respectively. She has a weekly Compliance & Auditing Tip for NAMAS® on 2/23/2023 titled, Dawning of a New Era: The Sun Rises on New E/M Standards in 2023 and Beyond. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/healthcrossroads/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/healthcrossroads/support
Reboot: Are you a Patient Advocate?
Dec 28 2022
Reboot: Are you a Patient Advocate?
In this final episode of 2022, we are bringing back a fan favorite and a very important topic. We must continue advocating for improved access to care, a better quality of care, and better patient rights and protections. We sat down with Jared Walker the Founder of Dollar For and we dig into the importance of hospitals being transparent about their charity programs and empowering patients to take control of their healthcare Dollar For is a program that provides financial assistance to individuals advocating for themselves or their loved ones in the healthcare system. Dollar For offers financial assistance to help cover the cost of medical bills, medications, and other expenses associated with medical bills. The program also provides resources and support to help individuals navigate the healthcare system and make informed decisions. Learn how you can help others by volunteering and becoming a patient advocate Volunteer as a Patient Advocate at https://dollarfor.org/get-involved/ Apply for assistance at https://forms.dollarfor.org/ Do you need education for your facility on how to improve your patient advocacy and improving in your billing and communication process?  Sign up for the Rev Cycle Symposium to be held virtually on Feb 23, 2023 Tickets are on Sale Now!  Visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/revcycle-symposium-tickets-482774289897 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/healthcrossroads/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/healthcrossroads/support