As the healthcare industry moves toward value-based payment, making the shift from denial management to denial prevention is essential.
Analysis of ICD-10 coding accuracy and productivity has included the comparison of coding accuracy between ICD-9 and ICD-10 with the same 95 percent accuracy goal set. Is this really achievable only two years into a new coding system?
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Healthcare delivery is evolving in the US as legislators, payers, and providers grapple with how to reduce expenditures without compromising quality of care.
Accuracy rates in the results from Central Learning’s 2nd Annual National ICD-10 Coding Contest reveal opportunities for improvement.
Complete and accurate coding is essential to the well-being of a healthcare facility. Its impact stretches far and wide, which includes providing data for quality reporting, medical and health services research, case mix management, financial reimbursement, and much more. That puts a lot of responsibility on the shoulders of a coder. Once a record is coded, there is a very real possibility that a third-party auditor will scrutinize...