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Auditing Surgical Operative Reports
Date: Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Time: Request for replay on any day
Length: 60 Minutes
Speaker:Dreama Sloan-Kelly, MD, CCS
Broadcast From :Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Broadcast End :Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Auditing Surgical Operative Reports Is Crucial For The Financial Health Of Any Surgical Group - Get Auditing Tips From An Expert

Most surgical groups focus only on auditing evaluation and management services without realizing they are still at risk for negative audit findings from payer auditors – leading to paybacks that the practice was not prepared for. Along with this there is often more lost revenue through surgical procedure coding.

Register now for this vital event presented by expert speaker Dreama Sloan-Kelly, MD, CCS who will provide you tips on audit guidelines, how to approach the process, how to document audit results and present to the practice administration.  
Take a look at what you'll learn:
  • what payer auditors are looking for.
  • Find out how to look for key terms that support the CPT and ICD-9 codes billed.
  • Understand how to communicate with the surgeon and what documentation is required to support the CPT and ICD-9 codes billed to ensure everything is billed to the highest level of specificity.
  • Learn how to look for possible missed revenue by comparing the documentation and the CPT codes billed – located what codes could have possibly been billed based on what was documented by the surgeon in the operative report.
  • Learn about guideline requirements for the surgical operative report.
Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique  to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.
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About Our Speaker
Dreama Sloan-Kelly
Dreama Sloan-Kelly, MD, CCS has over 13 years of experience in the medical field. A graduate of Wellesley College and Tufts University School of Medicine she has a varied background including clinical, billing, and coding. Dreama speaks at various seminars, imparting her knowledge in an up beat, matter of fact, manner. Her goal is get the pertinent information to the attendee, minimize the nonsense, and make sure everyone has fun at the same time. Dreama works with practices one on one, through coding consulting. She offers in-services seminars that can be held on or off-site. Dreama has learned in most seminars you spend a whole day only getting 20% of what you need, and 80% you leave – she has made it her goal to carve out the 20% that you need and giving you the take home message that will help you and your practice.