SIU Today: "Certified Professional Coder: Helping Health Insurance Companies Fight Fraud and Catch Errors”"
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- June 9, 2010
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AAPC member Kathleen Plunkett, CPC, CPC-P, shares the importance of having a professional coder on staff at health insurance companies to help assist with medical cost management, internal audits and the looming ICD-10 implementation. This article is not available online, but can be found on page 11 of the 2010 Spring issue of SIU Today.
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I was thrilled to see this but there is an error in the article. CCI stands for Correct Coding Intiitaitve, not Computer Coded Items.
Also, AAPC needs to work on getting training form liability payer coders as well- is a small but growing market.