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HCCs: Easy as 1, 2, 3 (the culture of MEAT)

Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) coding may be a foreign concept for some coders, but making sure documentation for Medicare Advantage patients supports it can be critical. Holly J. Cassano, CPC, discusses what criteria needs to be met for complete documentation.

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