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Radiology Coding Alert

Coding Compliance: Avoid Instances of Diagnostic Upcoding and Downcoding with These Tips

- Published on Fri, Jul 14, 2017
Follow these examples when the lines of correct diagnostic coding begin to blur. A good radiology coder strives for accuracy, specificity, and precision when reviewing each and every dictation report. For most, it’s second-nature to incorporate every component of the impression with its correlated diagnosis code. A lesser-discussed problem within the field of radiology coding, however, is the idea of [...]

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