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5 Years From Now: Will We Still Use Computer Assisted Coding?

By | 2017-04-27T19:45:19+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Categories: Business Intelligence, Coding Compliance|Tags: , , |

In an ideal world, translating what occurred during the patient's visit to a correct bill would be a simple task. Documents and other clinical data would stream in from physician notes and other sources, an automated system would recognize the appropriate information, structured or otherwise, translate the chart into the correct codes and seamlessly send [...]

How Code Auditing Affects the Bottom Line in Healthcare

By | 2017-05-16T19:22:07+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Categories: Business Intelligence, Coding Compliance, Healthcare Industry|Tags: , , |

In many organizations, audits are done simply to check off the box to satisfy Compliance, the board of directors or trustees. However, progressive organizations understand that auditing can be a valuable tool for improving operational performance. The stability of health care revenue cycle management is subject to government policy, market fluctuations, and a number of [...]

Assess your ICD-10 Implementation Before RAC Audits Do

By | 2017-04-27T19:31:27+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Categories: Coding Compliance|Tags: , , , |

Last year, health care organizations across the country successfully made the transition to ICD-10 coding. Although the storm of changes has finally abated, the threat of Recovery Audit Contractors (RAC) still looms overhead. Errors made on claims to Medicare beneficiaries may cause problems for organizations, including loss of revenue.Should a RAC audit of your charts show [...]

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