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Unformatted text preview: During the steps of establishing financial responsibility, patient check in, and patient check out staff members follow HIPPA regulations to review demographic, medical, financial, insurance cards, and necessary authorizations in a manner that prevents unauthorized individuals the access to information that may be used in a negative manner to harm the patient. During check out three digit diagnosis codes from the ICD and five digit CPT codes, are added to the super bill to identify treatments, procedures, and injections or immunizations. These may include two digit modifiers, subcategories or classifications, and V or E codes. HCPCS codes are only used when the services apply to hospital treatments for outpatient services. Every code provides easily identifiable information that designates specific circumstances needed for documentation to acquire timely and appropriate payment for services....
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- Spring '11