Health Information Management

Increased coding compliance, improved productivity: The benefits of computer-assisted coding

HIM-HIPAA Insider, March 22, 2011

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If you haven't already considered adopting computer-assisted coding (CAC) software, there's no time like the present to explore your options.

Why, you ask? Experts say the technology—which, unlike an encoder, can actually scan and read physician documentation to suggest codes—can increase compliance, assist with audits, improve productivity, and much more.

Editor’s note: To read more, access this article in the March issue of Briefings on Coding Compliance Strategies.



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