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Topic Originator: Carrie
Post Date April 23, 2008 @ 2:52 PM
Consulting questions

April 23, 2008 @ 2:52 PM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

I've been asked by a former boss to audit surgical codes for a new practice that she's managing. She would also like me to help set up chargemasters, advise the physicians on compliance/coding points. I've never done this on an independent basis, and I have no idea how much to charge for these services (this would be on my own time--I work full-time now in a salaried supervisory position). Can anyone offer some advice on how to set up fees? I estimate that I will be working 10-15 hours/week to start and less as time goes by (spot-audits).
Thank you in advance for your assistance!

Michelle Rimmer
April 23, 2008 @ 3:19 PM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

Hi Carrie,

This is great for you!  Do not 'undersell' yourself.  Think about what YOU ARE WORTH.  Personally, I would charge an hourly fee between $50-$75 per hour.

Good Luck!

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