Episode 18: Avoiding Coding and Billing Disasters As the medical model and the use of high-tech instrumentation has grown, ECPs have been increasingly subject to audits by insurance companies and the federal government. The fines for incorrectly coding and billing can easily run into six-figures, and in some cases can be even higher! In this episode of ODwire.org Radio, noted expert John Rumpakis, OD, MBA stops by to talk about how to avoid getting hit with major fines by properly coding and billing your patient encounters. He discusses some important coding strategies as well as disasters he's seen as a consultant. If you are responsible for the billing in your practice, you won't want to miss this show! Loading the player ... Feel free to ask follow-up questions of John in this thread.