Newsworthy Interview with Dr. John Zelem, Trusty Tip for Part XVI of SMRC Audits, and John Steinbeck’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 8th episode of the season features board-certified general surgeon, President and Owner of Streamline Solutions Consulting, Inc., and Newsworthy special guest, Dr. John Zelem.

Trusty Tip discloses more details on Part XVI of Sonal’s compliance recommendations from the new wave of audits coming in from the Supplemental Medical Review Contractor (SMRC). She focuses on Facility Chronic Care Management in this latest audit.

Spark inspires us all to reflect on the significant moments in our journeys based on the wise words of John Steinbeck.

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