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Tag: medical coding

Blog Post

Coding for meaningful data and the limitations of “correct coding”

April 10, 2017 / By Rhonda Butler

When coders say “coding is an art,” they don’t mean art—they don’t imagine themselves creating little medical record haiku. Describing coding as an art is a way of saying that […]

Blog Post

What are codes for, really? Research and quality, or money, money, and more money?

April 7, 2017 / By Rhonda Butler

Codes and coding are back in the headlines. A recent in-depth New York Times article examines the labyrinth of coding and billing, and asserts that coding is one reason for […]

Blog Post

What are codes for anyway?

February 22, 2017 / By Rhonda Butler

I don’t know about you guys, but around this time of year, when it seems like spring will never come again, ever, the restless imp in my head starts questioning […]

Knowledge Lab Post

Case Study: Uncovering reimbursement opportunities & compliance risk

See how one organization advanced its coding & reimbursement processes & established effective clinical documentation practices for IP & OP services.