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Unformatted text preview: HCR 220 Errors and Compliance in Coding The three most common billing and coding errors come from the part of human error. Typos are a current mishap in this field being that typos are entered and in the information that should be correct. When typos are entered in the patients name insurance payers can verify that the patient that they have insured is the patient the right patient being the name has been misspelled. When the biller mistakenly enters in the wrong name and send the bill to the insurance company for payment , the insurance company has to verify that the patient is their client. This cause delayed payments and rejected claims. The second most common error in billing and coding is entering in dates that dont match up with the dates that the procedure is actually done. To the insurance company it seems that the biller has make the mistake of sending in a bill for a patient that is not insured by them. This causes delayed payment as well as a rejected claim. The third most common of the errors are double billing. This is when a as well as a rejected claim....
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This note was uploaded on 07/16/2011 for the course HEALTHCARE HCR220 taught by Professor Inc during the Summer '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Summer '11