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Unformatted text preview: be over billed. Also if the wrong thing is coded then the patient insurance company may not pay for their part of the bill. This will result in the patient having to pay the full bill if left unnoticed. The third most common error in the billing processes is billing without the proper signatures on file. To prevent this you always need to check that all signatures that are needed are on file. If you double check for this you will not miss not having them on file, and if you find that you need a signature, you can then get it so that you do have it on file. If do not have the proper signatures on file the patient may not be billed properly. Also the practice giving the services may not be paid for the services given. ERRORS AND COMPLIANCE IN CODING 3 References NPR. (April 18, 2006). Retrieved from http://www.npr.org The McGraw-Hill Companies (2008). Claim Preparation (Rev ed.). New York City, NY: Author....
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2011 for the course HCR 220 ? taught by Professor ? during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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