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Using Data Analytics to Identify Risk / Opportunity and Focus Your Auditing and Monitoring
AAPC KC May 14, 2020 Local Chapter Meeting Handout
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Highlights of the CMS Evaluation and Management Office/Outpatient Visit Changes for 2019 & 2021
Huge shout out to our own Richelle Marting, JD, MHSA, RHIA, CPC, CEMC, CPMA, CPC-I and Linda Vargas, CPC, CPCO, CPMA, CPC-I, CCC, CEMC, CGSC for this summation of the upcoming changes to the Office/Outpatient E/M services that is part of the “Patients over Paperwork” initiative.
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Tips to Avoid Improper Payment(s) Due to Insufficient Documentation
During a POE AG meeting, it was suggested that WPS Government Health Administrators collaborate with members in an effort to author an article that addresses insufficient documentation errors. Recognizing the need to reduce improper payment associated with those errors, members would then share the article with their Medicare business associates and partners organizations. Please review and share with your colleagues and peers.
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Career Links

Below are links to job and career pages for various healthcare orgainzations in our area. 

 

Advent Health

 

Blue Cross Blue Shield Kansas City

 

Cerner

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

University of Kansas Health System

 

Job Postings

Midwest Nephrology Consultants, PA - CPC-A 

 

Midwest Nephrology Consultants, P.A. is so sorry to have to replace one of our outstanding Coders who will be moving to North Dakota.  Her move will occur within the next 2 to 3 months – therefore we wish to go ahead and replace this position and allow for a good transition and training period.  We are willing to interview bright, eager and willing CPC-A’s. 

 

This position will be heavily involved in hospital ICD-10 Risk Adjustment Coding.  This position will also work with dialysis billing.  Our Coders also audit and participate in/provide education to our physicians and NPP’s.  Our Coders are an integral part of our Revenue Cycle team.  Quite varied.

 

MNC has:  Excellent Equipment, Excellent co-workers, Excellent facilities, Seriously Excellent benefits including a matching 401k AND Profit Sharing.  Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Vision, Dental and Health Insurance all paid for the employee.  We believe in education and participation with the local AAPC Chapter.  You won’t need to use your PTO to go to meetings!  We insist you go!  And our PTO is very generous – you start with 20 days per year and move up each year.  Employees also accrue and extended short term sick leave (5 days per year).  MNC employees enjoy all major holidays off and in addition we observe:  Martin Luther King Day, The Day After Thanksgiving, and X-Mas Eve.

 

Serious candidates who are willing to prove themselves and be a part of our great team:  Please send Tawnya Jacoby your resume at tjacoby@mncpc.com

Member Spotlight

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Want to Become a Member?

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AAPC of Kansas City

PO Box 12431
Kansas City, MO 64116

Scholarships

AAPC of KC offers scholarships to our members for local chapter events.  See the scholarship application.

 

2019 AAPC KC Scholarship Form
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Mentor Program

Do you need a Mentor, or would you like to become a Mentor? The AAPC of KC has a program to pair up members that need a little guidance and support with members who have a wealth of knowledge to share.

This program was developed to help our new and newly credentialed members with the support that is needed in our chosen career field.,Syd Stevens (sstevens@mncpc.com), Member Development Officer, can answer any questions you may have about this program.

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