Effective Management of Coding Services

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Lou Ann Schraffenberger
American Health Information Management Association, 2002 - Medical - 358 pages
This is a resource for coding managers across the continuum of health care settings, with a special emphasis on acute-care and hospital-based ambulatory settings. Addresses the scope and organization of clinical coding data, including standards for electronic record systems, coding practice issues, recruitment and retention of coding staff, chargemaster, management, quality control issues, compliance reporting issues, and financial issues. Contains numerous examples and case studies to illustrate issues and demonstrate how coding decisions affect other areas in the health care organization.

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The Practice of Coding
Structure and Organization of the Coding Function
Coding Staff Recruitment and Retention Issues

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