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Unformatted text preview: after a patient sees the provider. Compliance continues as the codes are reviewed in step five to make sure that the diagnosis codes are recorded in the medical record and that they are logically connected. In step six the codes are once again checked for billing compliance and making sure that all codes are billable according to the health insurance plans standards. Medical records are connected to steps one through six of the medical billing process. Steps one and two are gathering a patient’s demographic information, their insurance information, and health information. As the billing process continues the diagnosis and procedure codes are recorded and checked several times making sure that compliance is met. Documentation standards are part of the entire medical billing process. From properly documenting the patients information to compiling a bill so that a patient can pay what is due....
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- Fall '09
- Management, Physician, Physical examination