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Webinar on Demand: Part B Professional Services: Physician Documentation and Coding Essentials
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Webinar on Demand: Part B Professional Services: Physician Documentation and Coding Essentials
CHIA Product Code: WEB115
Webinar Date: May 25, 2017


About Webinars on Demand:
CHIA offers Webinars on Demand, which are available for purchase* after the live Webinar has been presented. This convenient format consists of the full 60-90 minute recorded presentation, distributed handout, and accompanying Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Certificate. Each Webinar on Demand is only available for purchase and access for one year after the original recording date.


After purchase, a Purchase Confirmation will be sent to the purchaser’s primary email address. It contains links to access the Webinar presentation using a streaming or download format. Also included will be the handouts and CEU Certificate links. Participants are encouraged to use the handouts while following the presentation.


*Sold separately from the live Webinar.

This informational presentation is designed to provide an overview of current industry challenges impacting health care providers and staff for appropriate documentation and coding of office-based patient encounters. The presenter will discuss current documentation struggles, including the use of EHR technology, and look at potential future concerns for compliance and audit risks.


An overview of practical issues for health care providers, as well as coding, billing and auditing professionals involved with professional services (Part B) settings, will be provided. This presentation will cover the essentials of medical services documentation and the guiding principles that are the basis for documentation and coding practices in a physician office setting. The presenter will discuss changes to the health care delivery model, emphasizing quality reporting tools as health care shifts from fee-for-service to a fee-for-value model.


This presentation will also review:

• Documentation basics, including key components of the record, impact of the care setting and teaching facility considerations.

• Unique patient care conditions, including wellness visits.

• Specific documentation differences for inpatient and teaching physician services.

• Examples of common problems that create audit and compliance risk, including the use of technology to streamline the documentation process.



CDI Senior Consultant, Optum360


Betty Stump is a registered health information technician as well as having multiple coding, auditing and CDI certifications, along with a Master's degree in Healthcare Administration. Betty’s clinical documentation experience includes physician professional services, facility ambulatory service documentation, coding audit services and focused provider education on federal and payer documentation expectations. Her background includes multiple provider specialties, emergency department services (professional as well as facility based services), outpatient diagnostic service record reviews, along with new coder education and mentoring. Ms. Stump has provided expert documentation and coding reviews for the U.S. Department of Justice as well as having performed many years of educational record reviews for provider services.


Clinicians and ancillary staff responsible for coding, billing and auditing functions associated with physician professional provider services.



This program is approved for 2 CEUs by AHIMA, AAPC and BRN. HIM Domain: Clinicial Data Management.