Nashville Community Care and Rehabilitation at Bordeaux
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Write a summary (minimum 1 page, typed) on the process of coding as it pertains to the facility. Make sure to address the following items:
1. The type of coding system in use.
2. What personnel perform the coding and their qualifications?
3. At which point in the work flow coding is done.
4. The primary documents in the record reviewed for coding purposes.
5. Whether records are reviewed for quality of code assignment and if there are any specialized reviews of coding quality based of patient type, i.e., Medicare, etc.
6. Whether or not an encoder is used, the name and its capabilities.
7. Describe educational programs to explain record documentation and its impact on data reporting, including reimbursement and case mix determination, with the medical staff and other facility personnel.