Seminar ID: 100057

Discharge Codes: Impact on the Post-Acute Care Transfer Policy - Risks and Rewards

Presented By:
William E. Haik

DRG Review, Inc.

You will Learn:

  • Learn the background of the PACT policy
  • Understand why discharge codes are often misunderstood
  • Discover how to solve the problem
  • Learn how to choose an external auditor

Improper understanding and application of discharge codes may result in reduced hospital reimbursement and represent a compliance risk under the PACT policy. William E. Haik, M.D. has been involved in ICD-9-CM coding and chart documentation for more than 25 years and will explain why the problem exists and how to remedy it in this 20-minute webinar.