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Clinical Outcomes & Documentation Education

Molly McCoy, CPO
Code@spsco.com
800.767.7776 Ext. 5

CODE: Helping Practitioners Maximize Business

Are you battling insurance audits? CODE (Clinical Outcomes and Documentation Education) is here to help. As part of SPS’ Clinical Services program, CODE is a reliable source for practitioners to stay up-to-date with policy changes and O&P documentation best practices.

CODE Webinars: Earn 1.5 CEUs

Molly McCoy, L/CPO, Manager of Clinical Services, delivers various webinars where she covers O&P policy changes and relevant documentation tips and tricks. SPS customers can earn 1.5 CEUs for every CODE webinar by simply attending the webinar and taking a short quiz.

“There are so many rules, and just when you think you understand how to document, the rules change. It’s very difficult to keep up, especially as a practitioner who needs to continue to provide good patient care along with improved documentation. We, as practitioners, need to start documenting our clinical reasoning and making a strong written case for our clinical choices. Having great hand skills and
excellent patient care can’t keep us afloat if no one is paying for the work.” –
Molly McCoy, L/CPO

2017 Webinar Schedule

Click here - November 8, 2017 - Documentation Myths Debunked: Writing for the 21st century

CMS Letter:

Strategies to Support Dual Eligible Beneficiaries’ Access to DME, Prosthetics, Orthotics & Supplies

click here to view letter

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2017 Recorded Webinars & Reference Documents

What is Medicare Thinking? A "crystal ball" of policy knowledge  ABC Approved for 1.5 (B) Credits
  Click here to watch the video
Reference Documents:
  Click here - What is Medicare Thinking Presentation
Click here - CMS documentation
Click here - Ottawa Family Decision Guide
Click here - CMS - Medicare Claim Submission Guidelines
Click here - Quiz
   
Documentation for Billing Success: A guide for practitioners  ABC Approved for 1.5 (B) Credits
  Click here to watch the video
Reference Documents:
  Click here - Documentation for Billing Success
Click here - AFO/KAFO note score card
Click here - Educating Doctors on Note Requirements
Click here - Noridian AFO Q&A
Click here - Provider Compliance Tips for Spinal Orthoses
Click here - Quiz
   
Documentatation for Orthoses: What you need to write now  ABC Approved for 1.5 (B) Credits
  Click here to watch the video
Reference Documents:
  Click here - Community Coach Program
Click here - Documentation Checklist Spinal Orthoses
Click here - Standard Documentation Requirements for all Claims submitted to DME MACS
Click here - Correct Coding - Definitions used for Off-the-Shelf versus Custom Fitted Prefabricated Orthotics (Braces)
Click here - Quiz
   
Documentation Changes that Work!  ABC Approved for 1.5 (B) Credits
  Click here to watch the video
Reference Documents:
  Click here - Patient Guide to talk to their doctor about P&O
Click here - Tips for Talking with Your Doctor Handouts
Click here - Webinar 1 Quiz
   
Why Practitioners Should Care About PDAC  ABC Approved for 1.5 (B) Credits
  Click here to watch the video
Reference Documents:
  Click here - Coding Issues AOPA – PDAC
Click here - Prosthetic_Foot_Project
Click here - Correct Coding
Click here - DMECS at a glance
Click here - Quiz
   

AOPA 2016 Presentations

  Click here - Documentation Full Circle from Patient to Policy to Clinical Expertise
Click here - Documentation Changes that Work!
   

Recorded Webinars & Reference Documents

 
AFO in complex review
  Click here to watch the video
Reference Documents:
  Click here - AFOs in Complex Review
Click here - Medicare Program Integrity Manual
Click here - Documentation Packet
   
Juicy Details From The Medicare Program Integrity Manual
  Click here to watch the video
Reference Documents:
  Click here - CODE Webinar Review
Click here - CPI Key Antifraud Activities from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
   
Spinal Orthoses and Medicare  ABC Approved for 1.5 (B) Credits
  Click here to watch the video
Reference Documents:
  Click here - CODE Review
Click here - Spinal Orthoses & Medicare Post-Test for CEUs
Click here - Medicare Physician Chart Note Requirements for Spinal Orthoses
   
Diabetic Shoe Documentation for Orthotists  ABC Approved for 1.5 (B) Credits
  Click here to watch the video
Reference Documents:
  Click here - CODE Review
Click here - Webinar Quiz
   
Mining for Clinically Useful Information  ABC Approved for 1.5 (B) Credits
  Click here to watch the video
Reference Documents:
  Click here - CODE Review
Click here - Webinar Quiz
   
VA Prosthetic Limbs OIG Report & New VA National Contracting Template  ABC Approved for 1.5 (B) Credits
  Click here to watch the video
Reference Documents:
  Click here - CODE Review
Click here - Webinar Quiz
   
   

CODE Reference Guides

  Click here - Five Keys to Writing Effective Chart Notes
   

The Real McCoy Articles

  Click here - PDAC and O&P: A Tangled Tale
Click here - Documenting a Change in K-Level: It Takes a Village
Click here - Some Helpful Information about ICD-10 and Medicare Prior Authorization
Click here - Using Medicare's LCD as a Guide for Prosthetists' Notes
Click here - Spinal Orthoses: Charting "Substantial Modifications" for Medicare Compliance
Click here - The Importance of Getting Physicians Notes
Click here - Making the Claim Reviewers Job Easier Helps You Get Paid
Click here - Upper Limb Amputee Management - Part 1
Click here - Upper Limb Amputee Management - Part 2
Click here - Physician's Notes: Working With What You Get
Click here - Using a Fall Log to Document Improved Ambulation
Click here - Low-Tech Tools for Documentation Support

 

Learn More about Molly

Molly McCoy is a Washington State Licensed, Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist with 20 years experience in P&O. After graduating from the University of Washington she completed her residencies at an independent practice in Kentucky and worked in Kentucky and Indiana as a practitioner in settings from rural clinics to level 1 trauma hospitals and Shriners hospital.  Molly then worked as Director of Clinical and Technical Services for SPS providing clinical education courses before returning to P&O practice in Washington state.  Most recently, Molly taught lower extremity prosthetics at University of Washington.

Seeing the need for improved and updated information on documentation and patient data gathering in light of recent changes in reimbursement, Molly started McCoy Consulting, LLC. McCoy Consulting aims to provide current information on documentation practices that help practitioners improve their reimbursement rates by writing documentation that complies with ever changing insurance regulations.  Understanding the challenges of daily clinic life for a prosthetist/orthotist, Molly’s goal is to bring this needed information to practitioners in a format that’s quick and easy to absorb with as little disruption to busy practice as possible.

Molly McCoy, L/CPO
CODE program at SPS
800-767-7776 ext. 5
CODE@spsco.com

www.spsco.com/code