should code signs and symptoms in addition to the established diagnosis code

Should code signs and symptoms in addition to the

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should code signs and symptoms in addition to the established diagnosis code. This is an example of: A.unbundlingB.upcodingC.overcodingD.jamming unspecified ICD-9-CM or ICD-10-CM disease code instead of reviewing the coding manual to select the appropriate code. The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) consists of a set of databases that include data on inpatients whose care is paid for by third-party payers. HCUP is an initiative of the A major initiative for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has been the HealthcareCost and Utilization Project (HCUP). HCUP uses data collected at the state level from either claims data from the UB-04 or discharge-abstracted data, including UHDDS items reported by individual hospitals and, in some cases, by freestanding ambulatory care centers. A coder notices that some patient records contain incomplete documentation. The coder brings these records to the attention of the coding supervisor who will implement the next stage of the coding compliance program. What stage of coding compliance is being described in this scenario? A.verificationB.preventionC.correctionD.detectionDetectionDetection is the process of identifying potential coding compliance problems. Correction is based on the review of patient records that contain potential coding compliance problems, during whichspecific compliance issues are identified and problem-solving methods are used to implement necessary improvements/corrections. Prevention involves educating coders and providers so as to prevent coding compliance problems from recurring. Verification provides an audit trail that thedetection, correction, and prevention functions of the coding compliance program are being actively performed.At the request of one physician, a second physician provides advice regarding the evaluation and management of a specific problem. This is called
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