Revenue Cycle

Avoid common coding traps, look for opportunities

Strategies for Health Care Compliance, November 1, 2013

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As meticulous as a coder may be, he or she is bound to make a mistake at some point in his or her career. After all, nobody is perfect. Mistakes aren't ­necessarily a reflection on one's abilities or attention to detail. Coders know that physician documentation often makes the job much more difficult. Add stringent ­productivity standards to that, and you've got a potential recipe for disaster.

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