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Five tips to ensure HAC, POA, and never event compliance

Briefings on Coding Compliance Strategies, October 1, 2010

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The POA indicator, hospital-acquired conditions (HAC), and never events have been around for a while. However, they still seem to cause compliance conundrums, says Shannon McCall, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-I, CCDS, director of HIM and coding at HCPro, Inc., in Marblehead, MA.

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