Tag: Undercoding

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Reasons for Holdups in the Medical Billing Process

The revenue cycle process within healthcare is intricate and has led to disconnections among various stakeholders, including physicians, coding teams, billers, and administrators. This has resulted in the diversion of time and staff resources away from patient care towards revenue collection efforts. This situation leads to lost revenue, diluted patient care quality, and decreased staff […]
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“Defensive” Undercoding Is Indefensible

Undercoding, or reporting a lesser service than was performed and documented, is sometimes employed as a defensive strategy to stave off claims denials or audits. But, undercoding can make a provider an outlier, and may create consequential patient care, compliance, and financial liabilities. For example: Undercoding Leaves Money On The Table, Driving Down Provider Reimbursement […]
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