Essential Adaptations: Payer Audits 101

Firm Member Vincent N. Buttaci recently appeared on Essential Adaptations, a video podcast hosted by Dr. Jeff Frederick and Dr. John Guiliana of Podiatry Risk Group.

Mr. Buttaci discussed the basic of payer audits: what they are, why they happen, and some simple things that podiatric physicians (and other providers) can do to prepare for when (not if) their patient records are audited.

The discussion specifically focused on best practices for clinical documentation. As he has succinctly crystallized to physicians, providers, and other healthcare executives for 20 years, Mr. Buttaci repeated that the single most important question providers need to answer before an audit is: “what story do your records tell?”

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  • Posted on: Jun 24 2020