This simple question requires a somewhat elaborate answer known in MBA circles as a “build or buy” analysis. “Build” refers to recruiting and hiring, while “buy” is the option to contract or outsource the service. There are a number of factors that go into the decision making process, and we will try to show you what is involved.
The implementation and operation of this program is quite simple. Periodically (monthly, quarterly, semi-annually, or annually) participating practices send us a sample of their visit notes, procedure reports and claim forms.
We perform a government-style audit of the coding, using all available screens and regulations.
Everything that a doctor does and why it was needed appears on the medical claim form as a series of codes. The Current Procedural Terminology (“CPT”) coding system describes the medical and surgical and diagnostic procedures and services performed by physicians and other health providers.
All physicians, surgeons, hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers need accurate medical coding and surgical coding for proper payment. Our ongoing coding service guarantees accuracy, and our audits of your own coding can either help you sleep better knowing that your own coding is accurate, or the audit results might be a real wake-up call.
We have been using the coding network for 3 years now. I wished that I had switched to them 10 years earlier. The return on investment is very very large. We simply upload an operative note to their secure site and receive a secure email back within two days. They usually code a few cases for free so you can preview their services.
Alexandria Archibald MBA CMPE Administrator Somerset Orthopedic Associates PA Bridgewater NJ
We have worked with The Coding Network for many years and they are a valuable resource for daily operations for some areas, and for backlog and staff transition needs for other areas. They are always ready to help when asked and to meet the customer needs. The Coding Network is a great organization to work with.
Stanford Hospital and Clinics
It has been a pleasure working with the TCN team across all of our engagements. Your team did a tremendous job in responding to the needs of Deloitte and our clients and remained flexible throughout.. Many thanks to you and your team.
Deloitte & Touche, LLP
I cannot thank you enough for last week’s educational sessions with LaVerne Jones. My staff is still on Cloud 9 with all the data, materials and education that was provided. LaVerne is such an amazing teacher, my staff walked away with so much material, real life experiences and tools to make their jobs so much easier. I really appreciate you sending such a knowledgeable person to work with my team, she was truly amazing.
Joanne Reilly, CPC, Director, Business Services Scripps Medical Foundation
Over the past year we have been working closely with your project coordinator, Jennifer Balow. Her professionalism and follow through have made such a positive impression and have given me the utmost confidence in the quality and timeliness of the audits we have received from TCN. She has coordinated the many different auditors for all of our specialties and has promptly gotten answers to any questions we have had. Jennifer is definitely an asset to your business and to the good name of your company. I look forward to working with Jennifer in the coming year.
Shelley Watts, CPC, Corporate Compliance, Assistant Compliance Officer Rutland Regional Medical Center
We have had an excellent experience with Kim and the team at TCN. Kim absolutely fulfills all of our needs and is quick to respond to any question/concerns we may have. It is a pleasure working with her.
Jessica Sizemore, Lowcountry Outpatient Surgery Center
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