Jennifer McNamara

Life as a Coder Physician and Coder: The Dynamic Duo

In this episode, we sit down with my friend and fellow podcaster Terry Fletcher and discuss the relationship between Physicians and coders. This is a significant relationship that helps utilize both the clinical and business sides of medicine. This partnership ensures compliance, and accurate revenue and allows the physician to focus on patient care while …

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Life as a Coder 2: Decreasing the Prior Authorization Burdens

Are you feeling burdened down with the Prior Authorization processes? You are not alone. In this episode we will chat with Manish Jain, Co-Founder and VP, Business Development of Oncosparkand get his insights. We will answer: Why do insurance companies require authorization? Are internal process issues delaying treatment? Tips for organization, demographic errors, treatment changes …

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Radiation Oncology Audit Insights

Are you struggling with your Evaluation and Management reimbursement for Radiation Oncology services? Radiation Oncology has nuances, and you may be leaving money on the table without a good understanding of how the 2021 Evaluation and Management guidelines impact Oncology services.

When capturing Evaluation and Management services, the goal is to capture the true data behind the risk and problems addressed to report the service accurately. Beyond the reimbursement, what else does the accuracy of code capture do?

Opthalmology Evaluation under the Microscope

In 2004 I took on my second specialty in Healthcare in the world of Opthalmology. I was introduced to the specialized procedures and services performed by professionals in this space. Over the next few years I dug into this specialty learning the Anatomy, Disease Process and importance of eye health. Years of Audits led me …

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