Busy practitioners often miscode
, mistype and use incorrect templates.
Due to the systemic incentives for prescribers and pharmacists to miscode
diagnoses in order to get CMS to pay for the prescription drugs needed by patients, the decision to treat patients effectively in the short-term under a strict coverage enforcement policy would undermine the potential to more effectively treat vulnerable patients, reduce prescription errors, and properly allocate federal health care dollars in the future.
Patient status (confirmed or suspected lymphocytic choriomeningitis [LCM] or miscode
) was determined by the chart reviewer on the basis of the criteria.
However, human error often occurred when the marketing rep would accidentally write the wrong number or the order entry clerks would miscode
Another reason why small businesses are coming up short of their 23 percent share is that in many instances government agencies "miscode
" large contractors as small companies.
The audit showed that a badly outdated system, plus a lack of experienced financial staff caused the department to miscode
some projects that were eligible for federal reimbursement, delaying the state's collection of millions in federal money, officials said.
WAYNE THOMAS General Secretary, National Union of Mineworkers, South Wales Area, Woodland Terrace, Miscode
We know that physicians purposefully miscode
psychiatric diagnoses, so any conclusions relying on diagnosis data are unreliable.
Other 287 32.8 Missing or miscode
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either the disease status or the quality of care.
For example, practices throw away substantial revenue every year, either because they miscode
encounters, they undercode visits, or they don't know how to properly document everything that occurred in a patient visit.
Number and percentage of cases without uterine rupture [*], by reason for use of International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) code, by year -- Massachusetts, 1990-1997 Correct [+] Miscode
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