Medical Coding Pro-Tips for Navigating Medical Scribe Compliance

Episode 65 will cover Medical Coding Pro-Tips for Navigating Medical Scribe Compliance

  1. Understand the Medical Scribe’s role
  2. Medical Scribes are not required to be licensed
  3. Know the Joint Commission standards
  4. Medical Scribes are not exclusive to Doctors
  5. Medical Scribes do not require an employment relationship with the Practitioner
  6. Medical Scribes require training and must comply with the same regulatory requirements as other personnel
  7. Strong Attestations are key for compliance
  8. Medical Scribes are not qualified to function as Medical Coders
  9. You cannot bill separately for the Scribe’s time
  10. Oversight and auditing protocols are crucial for compliance

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