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coding initials
Initials used in coding
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Insurance
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10/23/2014

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Term
CDC
Definition
center of disease control
Term
CMS
Definition
center for Medicare and Medicaid services
Term
NCHS
Definition
National Center for Health Statistics
Term
WHO
Definition
World Health Organization
Term
UHDDS
Definition
uniform hospital data discharge set
Term
DRG
Definition
diagnosis related group
Term
MDC
Definition
major diagnostic category
Term
POA
Definition
present on admission
Term
Case mix
Definition
value assigned to DRG's determining the allocation of resources to care for/treat the DRG.
Term
Complication
Definition
unfavorable evolution of a disease, health condition, or a therapy.
Term
Comorbidity
Definition
2 conditions that are related and exist at the same time.
Term
Evaluation and Management code (E/M code)
Definition
process by which physician-patient envounters are translated into five digit CPT codes to facilitate billing
Term
encoder
Definition
medical coding software
Term
automated codebook
Definition
computer assisted coding
Term
Logic-based encoder
Definition
software that prompts the coder to answer a series of questions and choices based o the documentation in a medical record.
Term
MS-DRG
Definition
medical severity diagnostic related group
Term
APC
Definition
ambulatory payment classification-
Medicare'sd outpatient services payment method for emergency departments and clinics.
Term
HHRGS
Definition
home health resource groups
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oasis
Definition
outcome and assessment information set
Term
opps
Definition
outpatient prospective payment system
Term
cmhc
Definition
community mental health center
Term
corfs
Definition
comprehensive outpatient rehabilitaition facilities
Term
NCCI
Definition
national correct coding initiative
Term
fee-for-service
Definition
charging a fee for each service performed
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