Are coding practices flagging you for audit?
Spotting inconsistencies in coding before billing.
Your office may be at increased risk for audit depending on its coding practices. Remember that ultimately it is the physician’s responsibility, not staff members’, to spot inconsistencies in codes before submitting them for billing.
Here are some common coding-related triggers to consider when deciding if you should perform an internal audit:
- Increased Denials — Denials can indicate ...