For Providers

 COMING IN OCTOBER!

 

Documentation & Coding Boot Camp: Professional Standards to Anchor Your Practice

 

 

October 5, 2017              Pelham Civic Complex                                 Pelham, AL

October 6, 2017              Jackson Center                                              Huntsville, AL

October 12, 2017             Hilton Garden Inn at EastChase               Montgomery, AL

October 13, 2017             Mobile Convention Center                          Mobile, AL

The goals of this presentation are to enhance professional development by educating behavioral health clinicians and coders/billers on the role of clinical documentation in the care of patients, and on the significance of clinical documentation as it relates to claims submission; and to improve the attendees’ knowledge of specific components of HIPAA Privacy & Security rules, such as patient rights and the risks and benefits of e-communications.


This program has been pre-approved for the following education credits:

 

7.0 AAPC CEUs

Medical Coding CEUs*

*This program has the prior approval of AAPC for _7.0_ continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.

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7.0 Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling
(ABEC)
“This continuing education activity has been approved by the Alabama Board of Examiners
in Counseling for 7.0 clock hours (#17BA3).
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Pending approval with SW board.

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Provider Secure Access

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Clinical Resources click here.

Clinical Forms click here.

Consultation Services

Consultation services are available to providers for assistance in setting up billing and claims processing procedures.

The Office of Quality Improvement is available to conduct clinical documentation audits, provide samples of clinical forms for documentation and provide  educational services that can be tailored to specific practice needs related to clinical documentation and risk management. Additionally, the Office of Quality Improvement is available for consultation with network providers regarding patients with complex health needs.

Provider Education

MHCA conducts statewide training events at a minimum, annually for network providers and office staff on topics such as clinical documentation requirements, coding and billing guidelines, prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse, etc. Additionally, MHCA conducts periodic orientation webinars for network providers and their staff to assist them in becoming acquainted with network procedures and to provide an opportunity to answer any questions they may have.

MHCA Director of Provider Education also conducts monthly free webinars for established network providers, focusing on a selected topic each month during the lunch hour.

Important Information

  • Compliance date for ICD-10 is October 1,2015
  • All dates of service October 1,2015 and after must have the ICD-10 codes.
  • Dates of service prior to October 1, 2015 can use the ICD-9 codes.

 

For more information:

www.psychiatry.org
www.ama.com
www.masalink.org
www.cms.gov

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