The coders are usually the people who educate the doctors on how things NEED to be done. The doctors just know the basics of coding, they don't know all of the rules. For example, they may know the diagnosis for a certain disease, but they don't know that there may be a "code first" note or a "code also" note. It is up to the coding department to to tell them what is correct so maybe they won't do it wrong the next time. Coders are constantly reading up on the new rules for each year, doctors don't really do that. So, it's on your head (or your manager's) if the code isn't correct and you don't get paid or you don't pass an audit.
Just remember - documentation is the name of the game. If the doctor didn't document it in the chart, it didn't really happen. (even if he said it did LOL)
I don't know if you are the ONLY coder at your place, but the best thing to do is to take it up with your manager so he/she can go through the correct channels to get this resolved for you.
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