Computer Assisted Coding (CAC) is a software that analyzes healthcare documents and produces medical codes based on the information within the document.
Improvement in clinical documentation
Increase in net revenue
Decrease in medical necessity denials
According to 3M 360 Encompass System's survey, there was a 98% coding accuracy at time of final coding. 3M 360 Encompass is one of the many computer assisted coding softwares.
Ultimately, quality improvement is needed within PPNNE's billing department. We must consider our options: Computer Assisted Coding (CAC), employing Certified Medical Coders, or educating the Patient Accounts Department.