This presentation will cover issues related to the updated E&M Guidelines for office visits/outpatient visits. Methods of calculating requirements as well as new definitions and training issues for providers will be discussed.
November 12, 2020
1.0 – Data Structure, Content and Information Governance
Karen Scott, MEd, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC, FAHIMA
Director of Education and Training, TruCode
Owner, Karen Scott Seminars and Consulting
Karen Scott is Director of Education and Training at TruCode, and owner of Karen Scott Seminars and Consulting. She has been an educator for many years including teaching in the HIM Programs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Arkansas Tech University. She has worked as an HIM director in an acute care hospital setting, training director for a national transcription company, and reimbursement specialist for a regional physician’s group. She is past-president of both the Tennessee and Arkansas Health Information Management Associations, past-chair of the AHIMA Council on Certification and past CAHIIM Commissioner. She just completed a three year term as director on the AHIMA Board of Directors.
Karen is an AHIMA Approved ICD-10 Trainer. She teaches seminars throughout the country and has written textbooks including Coding and Reimbursement for Hospital Inpatient Services and Medical Coding For Non-Coders: Understanding Coding and Reimbursement in Today’s Healthcare Industry.