What Issues in the industry do you see or encounter?
o Revenue loss or compliance issues in hospitals and physician groups due to poor documentation or coding.
o Revenue loss or compliance issues in hospitals caused by use of facility criteria that does not reflect resources used to care for patients.
o Failure to follow governmental rules and regulations governmental coding and billing
o Inconsistencies among coders in the same group due to:
o Inadequately developed policies and procedures governing coding and billing;
o Lack of feedback due to a poorly developed quality assurance or compliance plan.
o Lack of ongoing education for coders.