Audits are a fact of life in the health care industry and with increased scrutiny to keep public health care solvent, coding audits are certain to continue and likely increase. In this session we will learn more about what triggers an audit and what main steps to take upon being notified of one. Audits likely cannot be avoided, but this session will discuss how best to increase the probability that submitted codes stand up to scrutiny.
This session will include:
- A deeper understanding on the reasons for audits.
- Steps to take when faced with an audit.
- Proactive preparation organizations can take to minimize the likelihood of an audit.