Separating the subjective from the objective

Separating the subjective from the objective

When Legal Nurse Consultants analyze medical records, we had better be able to compare and contrast subjective and objective documentation. In other words, we earn our keep by determining what constitutes a subjective complaint versus an objective finding. Sounds...
Gym Revelations

Gym Revelations

The importance of isolating muscle groups – and case records For years, I’ve been going to the gym. I’ve run through the same workout week in and week out. I thought I was doing a great job, honing in on specific muscle groups and staying fit. So, when a...
Getting to the ‘tooth’ in dental claims

Getting to the ‘tooth’ in dental claims

Reviewing dental claims is a regular part of our job at MKC Medical Management. But the work isn’t as clear cut as it might seem when you’re dealing with a cracked tooth or gum lacerations. They often take a lot of sleuthing. Let’s look at one case we reviewed. A man...