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Unformatted text preview: Medical Records Documentation and Billing HCR220 In the ten steps involved with the medical billing process there are rules provided by HIPAA that must be complied with. These compliance plans play a very important role in the medical field. Furthermore compliance plans correlate to medical records documentation standards by verifying that in each step proper protocol was followed. In doing so the medical facility when reviewed can show documentation that has been followed to the letter. When in the visit steps, the facility shows compliance by obtaining all demographics of the patient for further processing. All checks related to age and sex are suggested and documented to ensure that what could have been prevented is checked for and addressed. In the claim phase of the steps, compliance is shown by verifying that all coding and billing information is accurate and precise. In doing so a reviewer can see that the facility have properly prepared, filed and submitted all claims according to protocol. In the post claim phase of the steps, the prepared, filed and submitted all claims according to protocol....
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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