Health Information Management

Pay-Per-View: Educate or retrain your coding and clinical staff members on documentation needs to prevent ED revenue loss

APCs Insider, October 19, 2007

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Medical professionals can identify with the concepts of meticulousness, consistency, and accuracy. For example, for physicians and nurses, these words are a mantra for saving lives. Coders, on the other hand, understand that these concepts are necessary to ensure accurate coding and compliant reimbursement.

William Malm, ND, RN, practice director of revenue cycle management consulting for HCPro, Inc., in Marblehead, MA, and Glenn Krauss, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, an independent consultant from Maryville, TN, spoke about these concepts during a recent HCPro audio conference, "ED Procedure Coding: A team approach to compliant coding and documentation."

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