Insurance News Net April 12, 2022
Medical coding is the process under which hospitals translate crucial medical information related to each patient into simple codes for documenting medical records and for ease in medical billing and insurance reimbursement. Accurate medical coding lets the insurance service provider know the illness or injury a patient is suffering from and the method of treatment used to treat it and make the appropriate payment. Specialized providers of healthcare BPO services have the requisite capability to ensure accurate medical coding records are available for use by both hospitals and insurance providers.
Why Accuracy in Medical Coding Matters
The data collected about a patient, upon which medical codes are decided, are gleaned from lab results, electronic records, medical notes, transcriptions, urinalysis, radiological assessment, and...