For the Record:Charts on Alert

Documentation is a key element in health care and keeping your documentation can make a huge difference. Also being prepared with your documentation keeps your anxiety in check when the government or payers come calling. AAPC member Terry Kelly, CPC, CCP was recently interviewed and highlighted in a For the Record magazine article on such a topic.

“With RAC, we put together a steering committee and pulled in people from various departments that would be affected,” she notes, pointing to patient accounts, HIM, compliance, case management, and physician champions. “It was critical to have a physician on board due to the education required for doctors. We had to have buy-in on that level.”

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Read the full article here.


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