E/M Chart Auditing and Coding

*** REPLACED WITH “CHARTING E/M AUDITS” COURSE ***
2016 Edition

A self-paced CD-based continuing education course
Preapproved for 16.0 CEUs by AAPC: Core (CPC, CPC-H, CPC-P, CPB, CPPM) and CEMC, CPMA Specialties

“In Alaska, there aren’t a lot of opportunities for continuing education locally. The courses from HealthcareBusinessOffice earn me CEUs without having to travel out of state.”
— D.H., Alaska

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  • Physician coding and billing staff
  •  Auditors
  •  Physician office managers
  • Clinic and hospital coding and billing staff
  • CPC and CPC-H certification holders fulfilling AAPC annual CEU requirements

E/M Chart Auditing and Coding, a self-paced continuing education course on CD, offers comprehensive information on E/M coding guidelines and code usage, and elaborates on how to audit services before they are billed, after they are billed, or how to focus the audit to target specific service areas. The course provides a comparison of the 1995 and 1997 E/M documentation guidelines and discusses the finer points of auditing with 1995 or 1997 rules.

E/M Chart Auditing and Coding covers all services categorized in the E/M section, but provides focus on the physician office visit, consultations, prolonged services, ED services and other E/M areas. The user will first review in-depth E/M coding guidelines, then use that information and case studies for auditing.

This course is available in the traditional CD-ROM media, or our exclusive Cloud-CD™ format. With Cloud-CD™ format, your computer won’t need a CD/DVD drive to run the course, but you will need access to the Internet. The image of the CD is stored “in the cloud”, so you can access course content using a browser on your system. Click here for more information on Cloud-CD.

Click here to see the brochure (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader) on E/M Chart Auditing and Coding, or continue reading below.
Click here to view sample slides from the course (also requires Adobe Acrobat Reader).

The self-paced nature of the course allows you to work at your own pace. This is also an excellent way to satisfy the continuing education provision of the compliance plan of a physician practice or third party billing firm.

This course has been pre-approved for 16.0 Continuing Education Units from the AAPC. CEUs can be split between Core (CPC, CPC-H, CPC-P, CPB, CPPM) and CEMC or CPMA specialty credentials. For a reasonable expense, you’ll be able to tune up your knowledge and fulfill a large portion of your annual CEU requirement!

Here’s a sampling of what E/M Chart Auditing and Coding covers:

  • Section 1: E/M Coding and Documentation
  • Chapter 1 – Timing E/M Services
  • Chapter 2 – Office Visits
  • Chapter 3 – Consultations
  • Chapter 4 – Prolonged Services
  • Chapter 5 – Case Management/Care Plan Services
  • Chapter 6 – Preventive Medicine Services
  • Chapter 7 – Special E/M Services
  • Chapter 8 – Newborn Care Services
  • Section 2: Auditing E/M Services
  • Chapter 9 – The Medical Record
  • Chapter 10 – The ABN
  • Chapter 11 – About the Audit
  • Chapter 12 – What’s In An Audit
  • Chapter 13 – Audit Process
  • Chapter 14 – 1995 vs. 1997 Guidelines
  • Examples, case studies, practice questions, review quiz with immediate audio and visual feedback, rationale guide

To run E/M Chart Auditing and Coding on your computer, the CD-ROM option requires a PC with Microsoft Windows 7, 8, or later, and a CD-ROM drive. The Cloud-CD™ option is compatible with either an Apple Mac or a Windows PC.

Make your selection below. Additional user licenses can be added when you get to the shopping cart.

PRICE (CD-ROM): $475, plus S/H (NY State residents add 8.0% sales tax)
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Discounted CD-ROM price (24% savings!) for AAPC members: $365 plus S/H and applicable sales tax

AAPC/AHIMA member price for Cloud-CD™ version (Internet access to course content): $325, no S/H, but NYS sales tax if applicable.

Additional users: For this course, we offer user licenses for additional users sharing the same CD, for $80 each additional user. Must be purchased at the same time as the CD. A great way for significant savings when multiple users can share the same CD.

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