The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) recently announced it will conduct statewide reviews to determine whether hospitals complied with Medicaid billing requirements when assigning severe malnutrition diagnosis codes to inpatient hospital claims.
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Computer-assisted coding (CAC) technology analyzes healthcare documentation and selects codes based on specific phrases and terms. Review the pros and cons of using this software to perform inpatient coding and billing functions. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.