Revenue Cycle

Don't let underpayments fly under the radar

Briefings on Coding Compliance Strategies, May 1, 2013

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Nearly 75% of participating hospitals ­nationwide with RA activity reported receiving at least one ­underpayment determination, according to the AHA RACTrac survey, fourth quarter 2012, released in March. Sixty-nine percent of hospitals with underpayment determinations cited incorrect MS-DRG as a reason for the underpayment.

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