We all know that Medicare has their definition of “Medical Necessity” under Title 18 of the Social Security Act.
But did you know that the AMA, The American College of Medical Quality, AAFP, and many Payer Contracts have their own defined language of what “Medical Necessity” means?
This week Terry discusses all of them to make sure that you are clear, legal, and compliant when submitting claims for services for your patients. You want to be right the first time!
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Ms. Terry Fletcher is a healthcare coding and billing consultant based in Southern California. With over 30-years experience, Ms. Fletcher teaches over 100 specialty coding Seminars, Teleconferences and Webinars every year. You can find her CodeCast™ podcast series, focusing on Physician Coding, Billing, Reimbursement, compliance, and Medical industry revenue opportunities, on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, and Google Play.