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Episode 57 will cover Medical Coding Pro-Tips for Navigating Locum Tenens Compliance


1. Understand the goal of Locum Tenens Rules

2. Apply HCPCS modifier Q6 when appropriate

3. Locum Tenens rules do not apply to Non-Physician Practitioners (NPPs)

4. Locum Tenens Physicians are not part-time employees

5. Locum Tenens is a Medicare specific Rule

6. Understand the active duty military exception

7. Understand how the Locum Tenens rules apply to Medical Group Claims

8. Don’t misuse the Locum Tenens rules to avoid credentialing new providers

9. Don’t take compliance advice from a Locum Tenens company

10. The cost of getting Locum Tenens compliance wrong is steep


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Episode 56 will cover Medical Coding Pro-Tips for Understanding Critical Care Compliance


1. Know the Critical Care Code requirements

2. Clinical Documentation must support active Critical Care by the rendering provider

3. The site of service does not determine whether Critical Care can be reported

4. Critical Care is not just for the Pulmonologists

5. Clinical Documentation must be consistent throughout the note

6. Every service is not Critical Care

7. Combining multiple providers Critical Care time on one day is not permissible under Medicare rules

8. Don’t unbundle other services

9. Avoid canned phrases

10. Expect payer audits


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Episode 55 will cover Medical Coding Pro-Tips for Negotiating Your Next Raise


1. Educate yourself about the market

2. Make sure the timing of your discussion is right

3. Setup a meeting with your boss with a specific agenda to discuss performance and salary

4. Come prepared with a list of data points

5. Emphasize any new responsibilities you have taken on

6. Don’t let your emotions get the best of you

7. Refrain from using the phrase “I deserve it”

8. Come prepared with your ask and methodology

9. Negotiate an extra week of paid vacation

10.Nothing is personal in business


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