Newsworthy OIG Work Plan Updates for May 2021, Trusty Tip for Part XIV of SMRC Audits, and Lao Tzu’s Spark


Welcome to the Paint The Medical Picture Podcast, created and hosted by Sonal Patel, CPMA, CPC, CMC, ICD-10-CM.

It’s a brand New Year!! 2021 is finally here and it’s flying by so fast!! We are already 6 months in!!

Season 3 is in full swing, and Sonal’s 6th episode of the season features a Newsworthy update on the OIG Work Plan for May 2021.

Trusty Tip discloses more details on Part XIV of Sonal’s compliance recommendations from the new wave of audits coming in from the Supplemental Medical Review Contractor (SMRC). She focuses on Transforaminal Epidural Injections in this latest audit.

Spark inspires us all to reflect on the process of journeys based on the wise words of Lao Tzu.

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