Take the leap into a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) to gain new payment opportunities, but don’t jump in before you’ve conducted important preliminary steps, such as carefully preparing for payer negotiations.
An expanding pilot program could give you more opportunity to skip the wait for an administrative law judge (ALJ) to decide your appeals’ fate.
Watch for warning signs that your possible overcoding pattern may get escalated from a Medicare administrative contractor (MAC) to the Department of Justice (DOJ) — and, if it looks like it will, take steps to beat the feds to the punch.
Tailor these authorization forms to use in your practice and ensure you’re compliant in your use of protected health information (PHI).
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