Preventing Medicare Recoupments - Sept. 28 LMOA

September 16, 2016

The Lakeland Medical Office Association (LMOA) invites you to attend our September season kick-off luncheon and seminar.  **Please note this is a half-day seminar** 

Program:  Documentation - The Key to Preventing Medicare Recoupments

Recent claim reviews performed by the Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) contractor have noted significant error findings for evaluation and management (E/M) service procedure codes.   In these cases, the performing physician/non-physician practitioner's (NPP) documentation did not support the level of the E/M code billed.

Come and learn from Medicare what they want in your documentation, because we all know if the documentation isn't there, you can risk losing a lot of money.

We encourage all physicians, NPPs and office staff to attend this informative session!   Topics included in this seminar will be:


Documentation requirement for an E/M service
Office E/M Services
Inpatient E/M Services
Observation Care Services
Nursing Facility Services
Transitional Care Management Services
Chronic Care Management Services
Advance Care Planning
Incident to Services


This is not a coding seminar, but instead will provide a good overview of the E/M components and billing specifics.  Case studies will be used to show documentation review and the decision made by the CERT contractor.

Speaker:              Ellen Berra, Outreach & Education Specialist, WPS Government Health Alliance

Date:                    Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Time:                   11:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (lunch: 11:45 - 12:30, program begins at 12:30)

Location:             Hilton Garden Inn, 1300 Cinema Way, Benton Harbor, MI

Cost:                    LMOA Members:  $15.00 per person
Non-Members:       $30.00 per person
Late Registrants:    $30.00 per person

Payment:   Payment can be made at the door via a check made payable to Lakeland Medical Office Association, or with cash (exact change), or you can mail your check to LMOA, PO Box 144, Stevensville, MI  49127.

RSVPs are required to attend to ensure adequate seating and lunch.  CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO SUBMIT YOUR RSVP. We must have your RSVP by noon on Friday, September 23, 2016.

If you have any questions or if you are having difficulty with the link, please contact Monica Roney at 927-5207 or