What Medical Necessity Tools Does Find-A-Code Offer?

June 13th, 2019 - Aimee Wilcox, CPMA, CCS-P, CST, MA, MT, Director of Content
Categories:   Audits/Auditing   Billing   Claims   Compliance   Denials & Denial Management   Documentation Guidelines   Evaluation & Management (E/M)  
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Find-A-Code is a great resource for individuals working in all aspects of healthcare, from providers and ancillary staff to the attorneys and payers who assess and critique the documentation supporting the services performed. When recently asked what tools Find-A-Code has to help support medical necessity, our response was, "We provide many resources on medical necessity."

Some of the Find-A-Code resources that help identify medical necessity include: 

As you can see, Find-A-Code is a comprehensive online tool that links vital resources directly to each code in any of the code sets, often removing the need for bookmarks or browser history searches. Find-A-Code saves your last 10 codes, searches, and pages visited so you can quickly find them in one location and you can even save specific codes and customized notes specific to them within the "My Codes" tool that can then be easily shared among others within your organization and subscription group. 

If you've been searching for that "all-in-one" online resource but haven't had an opportunity to play around in Find-A-Code, register today for the 28-day Free Trial (no credit card required) and get a feel for how this time-(and revenue) saving product can increase productivity and reduce stress.

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