WEEK #7 DISCUSSION POST #1 SYDNEY SIKES
PROMPT CLASS, HERE IS A VIDEO ABOUT MEDICAL CODING PROFESSIONALS AND SOME ERRORS THAT AN OCCUR WITH CODERS. DCODING.ORG/COMMON-PROBLEMS- CODING/ (LINKS TO AN EXTERNA L SITE.)LINKS TO AN EXTERNAL SITE. (LINKS TO AN EXTERNAL SITE.)LINKS TO AN EXTERNAL LIST THREE ERRORS THAT YOU WOULD STRIVE TO AVOID WHEN ON THE JOB. USE A MULTIMEDIA TOOL TO POST YOUR COMMENTS AND THOUGHTS ON THE PRESENTATION CONDUCTED BY THE CODING PROFESSIONAL. THE MULTIMEDIA PIECE SHOULD BE 1-2 MINUTES LONG. STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO LISTEN AND COMMENT ON 2 OTHER STUDENTS' MULTIMEDIA PIECES. DR. TED
MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING ERRORS - medical-revenue-blog.jpg
1. Failure to Code to the Highest Level ■ Coder’s job to be…. – Using the correct codes – Making sure they extract the most information that they can out of the medical reports with the most precision and detail possible – Familiar with the medical terminology necessary to decipher the procedures and the diagnoses ■ Errors occur when the coder… – Codes to a non-specific or “general” level – Under-codes ■ These types of errors can be problematic in the sense that the insurance company or payer can reject or deny the claim - content/uploads/2014/03/canstockphoto4081952.jpg
Bad and or Missing Documentation ■ Coding errors are not always due to
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