TCN Coders & Auditors

All TCN coders are single-specialty coders:
  • Are certified by either AAPC, RCCB, AHIMA and/or ACMCS
  • Have a minimum of 3 years of single-specialty coding experience
  • Live and work in the United States
  • Pass an internal coding skills assessment examination
  • Keep their coding certifications current by continuing their professional education
  • Stay abreast of coding and regulatory changes and issues identified in our internal compliance audits
  • Attend a variety of compliance education courses every year

All TCN auditors are single-specialty auditors:

  • Are certified by either AAPC, RCCB, AHIMA and/or ACMCS
  • Have a minimum of 5 years of single-specialty auditing and coding experience
  • Live and work in the United States
  • Pass an internal coding skills assessment examination
  • Keep their coding certifications current by continuing their professional education
  • Stay abreast of coding and regulatory changes and issues identified in our internal compliance audits
  • Attend a variety of compliance education courses every year

The Coding Network also has our own comprehensive compliance program.  Each quarter:

  • Every coder has a random sample of charts reviewed by an auditor in their specialty
  • Each coder must demonstrate a 90% accuracy rate

All results of our chart review are recorded for compliance purposes.  Additionally, TCN’s network of coders is often reviewed by the Compliance Offices of many of our clients as part of their own compliance review programs.

(For multiple specialty clients, where different single-specialty coders will be utilized, The Coding Network will assign a manager to the account. Team leaders become the operational liaisons that coordinate with the client to facilitate easy and effective communication with the coding/auditing team supporting that client.)

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