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Best Practices in Coding Audits: Defining Accuracy

Best Practices in Coding Audits: Defining Accuracy

by Susan Chapman Republished with permission: For The Record Vol. 30 No. 1 P. 10 Susan Chapman, a Los Angeles-based freelance writer, interviewed auditing firm leaders to share their thoughts on best practices in coding audits. Shannon O. DeConda, CPC, CPC-I, CPMA, CEMC, CMSCS, partner and founder of DoctorsManagement and president of the National Alliance […]

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Best Practices in Coding Audits: Sample Selection

Best Practices in Coding Audits: Sample Selection

by Susan Chapman Republished with permission: For The Record Vol. 30 No. 1 P. 10 Susan Chapman, a Los Angeles-based freelance writer, interviewed auditing firm leaders to share their thoughts on best practices in coding audits. Once an organization determines whether an audit will be prospective or retrospective, the next step is sample selection methodology. […]

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Best Practices in Coding Audits: Accuracy vs. Productivity

Best Practices in Coding Audits: Accuracy vs. Productivity

by Susan Chapman Republished with permission: For The Record Vol. 30 No. 1 P. 10 Susan Chapman, a Los Angeles-based freelance writer, interviewed auditing firm leaders to share their thoughts on best practices in coding audits. Given that quality is an important factor in helping health care facilities keep costs under control, accuracy is an […]

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Libman Education Announces New Program: Fundamentals of Inpatient Auditing

Offered as an Authorized CareerStep Re-seller BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – August 7, 2019 – Libman Education has been designated an authorized re-seller for CareerStep’s Fundamentals of Inpatient Auditing — a program designed to help medical coders advance their careers and earn an industry-recognized auditing credential while addressing industry demand for skilled auditors in the inpatient setting. […]

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Auditing for Success: The Power of the Internal Audit

Auditing for Success: The Power of the Internal Audit

by Carol Maimone, RHIT, CCS, CDIP Performing internal audits can prove invaluable in preparing for external audits, improving overall quality and outcomes, and identifying needs for continued staff education. External audits and initiatives cannot be avoided; they seem to be increasing in regularity and keep any department busy. Making use of the external audit results can […]

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