Nancy Posted Tue 18th of December, 2012 21:39:01 PM
Can a coder interpret lab values?
SuperCoder Answered Fri 21st of December, 2012 00:20:47 AM
Coders are not clinicians .It is up to the clinician to record his/her findings/diagnosis. Giving a lab value is not the same ... the coder cannot interpret the lab value, only the clinician can do that.