Exclusive: Auditors Are Back with a Vengeance
Given the importance of medical review activities relative to the program integrity efforts of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and regardless of the status of the current federal public health emergency (PHE), providers can expect imminent pre- and post-payment reviews, plus audits by Supplemental Medical Review Contractors (SMRCs) and the Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs).
Reporting our lead story during this edition of Talk Ten Tuesdays will be nationally recognized professional coder and auditor Terry Fletcher.
The live broadcast will also feature these other segments:
- Tuesday Focus: COVID-19 Update: Dr. John Foggle, Adjunct Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University, provides an update on the pandemic that has claimed the lives of more than 205,000 in the U.S.
- RegWatch: Stanley Nachimson, former CMS career professional-turned-well-known healthcare IT authority, reports on the latest regulatory news coming out of Washington, D.C.
- News Desk: Timothy Powell, compliance expert and ICD10monitor national correspondent, anchors the Talk Ten Tuesdays News Desk.
- The Coding Report: Laurie Johnson, senior healthcare consultant for Revenue Cycle Solutions, LLC, reports on the latest coding news