Medical billers work in facilities’ administrative offices to help their organizations prevent medical billing errors, keep costs down and update patients’ medical records.
Coding Professionals have been working with ICD-9-CM since 1979 and little did they know the codes they assigned would permeate every business process in healthcare.
Hospital-based cancer registries are not regulated by any specific entity on a state or national level.
The accuracy of a cancer registry abstract is and has been paramount to winning the War on Cancer.
Beginning with October 1, 2019 discharges coders will have to understand deep pressure injuries and know how to code them.
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The key to properly coding hernia procedures is knowing what questions to ask yourself as you read through the patient’s health record.
The clinical care team, those whose attention is the care of the patient, is laser focused on the patient and that is where the CDI professional, who is a member of the clinical medical record team should remain focused.
Obstetrical coding can be challenging for most coders. Most coders have an understanding of gestational diabetes & hypertension due to specific guidelines.