Physician Practice

The high cost of poor data quality

Physician Practice Perspective, February 21, 2002

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Audit and analyze your coding to pinpoint where you can earn moreYou know that coding is important. But do you realize how many areas of your facility can be adversely affected by inaccurate coding? "Coders are at the forefront; they are central to so many functions in the health-care industry," says Dean Farley, PhD, MPA, vice president of health policy and analysis for HSS, Inc., in Hamden, CT. Speaking at the American Health Information Management Association's annual convention in Miami, Farley discussed how analyzing coding data can help you to learn how to appro

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