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Physician code creep after the initiation of outpatient volume control program and implications for appropriate ICD-10-CM coding

Physician code creep after the initiation of outpatient volume control program and implications for appropriate ICD-10-CM coding (Springer).

Most studies on the physician code creep (i.e., changes in case mix record-keeping practices to improve reimbursement) have focused on episodes (inpatient hospitalizations or outpatient procedures). Little is known regarding...

Most studies on the physician code creep (i.e., changes in case mix record-keeping practices to improve reimbursement) have focused on episodes (inpatient hospitalizations or outpatient procedures). Little is known regarding changes in diagnostic coding practices for better reimbursement among a fixed cohort of patients with chronic diseases.
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Conclusions
Physician code creep occurred after the initiation of the OVCP. Education regarding appropriate outpatient coding for physicians will be relatively effective when proper coding is related to reimbursement.

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erschienen am Montag, 24.02.2020
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