Defining and Documenting Medical Necessity

ICD 10 CM General Coding Guidelines

Webinar Title: Defining and Documenting Medical Necessity

Speaker: Nikki Taylor

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CodingCon 2015 is the most specialty-specific interactive coding conference you’ll find in the industry. Join us in Orlando FL from December 2-4 for the latest updates from nationally-recognized experts on medical coding, billing, and compliance.


Want the inside scoop on what you’ll experience at CodingCon? Join Nikki Taylor, MBA, CPC, COC, CPMA for a sneak preview of Kim Garner-Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO’s session on defining and documenting medical necessity.


Nikki walks you through a sneak peek of the highlights of Kim Garner-Huey’s session including the guidelines and policies for documentation:

  • You’ll explore and apply the definitions of medical necessity according to each role in the practice
  • Gain practical advice on how to educate your providers on proper documentation
  • Master appropriate claim form language
  • Understand how ICD-10 will be implemented in Payer Policies
  • Get the inside scoop on unspecified ICD-10 codes
  • Learn how to locate LCDs, NCDs, and other payer policies
  • Learn the essentials in medical necessity documentation
  • Take the guesswork out of ABNs (Advanced Beneficiary Notification)

Who should attend Nikki’s sneak preview:

  • Practice Managers
  • Office Managers
  • Physicians (MD)
  • Certified Medical Coders (CPC®)
  • Certified Professional Medical Auditors (CPMA®)
  • Billing/Reimbursement Specialists
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