Tag Archives: Coding Compliance

Aggressive New Tools Used to Curb Fraud

Aggressive New Tools Used to Curb Fraud: Testimony of Inspector General Levinson March 9, 2011 Recently, the Inspector General spoke to the Senate regarding the efforts of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) to combat fraud and abuse. He addressed the fact that the majority […]

Educational Video: Coding Compliance Open Wound as a Primary Diagnosis

Often we see the term “open wound” written as a diagnosis and especially as a primary diagnosis.  This is a vague term and should be avoided because it will need clarification before it can be coded. Did you know that open wound can be used to refer to 10 or more types of wounds? Each […]