Results 1 to 3 of 3

Auditing Coders

  1. Question Auditing Coders
    Exam Training Packages
    What rights (if any) do coders have regarding an audit? Can they question the audit findings and defend their codes or does the auditor have the last word?

  2. #2
    Since Coding can be a bit gray at times, I always give the coder the opportunity to defend their audit. They must bring documentation to prove their position though. It also works as a great education tool, for the auditor and the coder.

    Robyn O'Neal CPC, CEMC

  3. #3
    Lincoln, NE
    I always after an audit involve the coder and get an open discussion going. After we talked then the provider get in on the discussion and we all learn off each other. Sometimes if is very interesting the different point of views, since coding is so gray in many areas.

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 4
    Last Post: 04-09-2012, 02:54 PM
  2. Auditing Coders
    By jdfuller in forum Auditing General Discussion
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 11-23-2009, 08:28 AM
  3. Auditing Other Coders
    By ARCPC9491 in forum Medical Coding General Discussion
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 10-08-2008, 10:28 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.