Medical Record Coding
Our company offers medical record coding services on an interim or long-term basis to meet your coding needs. We can help to improve your organization’s cash flow through the elimination and/or prevention of coding backlogs. All of our coding professionals are credentialed and possess appropriate experience for their individual assignment(s). In addition, many of our coders also have clinical experience that provides a broad knowledge base. For more information please give us a call at 951-278-3477 or click “Read More” below.
Our trained and experience professionals are ready to assist with all of your auditing needs. Our standard audits are listed below, however we are more than happy to customize audits to better meet your organization’s needs.
AE & Associates will help smooth the progress of HCC (Hierarchical Condition Categories) between IPAs/Medical Groups and Health Plans through an in-depth analysis in order to retrieve vital information that improves physician HCC coding, a key component under the CMS Risk Adjustment Model. AE’s solution, addresses the root of the cause of missing and incorrect HCC coding. We offer training for providers with a guarantee of > 95% rate in code accuracy, staff physician auditing the auditors and trained clinicians for optimizing member evaluations to Medicare Advantage guidelines.
Interventional Radiology Coding & Auditing
We at AE & Associates, LLC would like to introduce you to our new Interventional Radiology Coding, Auditing and Billing Service. With the increased use of Interventional Radiology (IR) procedures for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes the demand for specialized coders trained in the field is apparent.
Health Information Management
Our credentialed HIM professionals have extensive experience in health information management and are available to assist you in a variety of areas including, but not limited to:
- Performance of department assessments
- Completion of special projects including revision of policy and procedure manuals
- Provision of interim management
- Staffing of Cancer Registry – code and abstract cancer cases for national reporting and monitoring
- Leadership of accreditation preparation (JCAHO, CARF, AOA, Federal, State and ACOS Cancer Registry)
Tumor registries are for more than just statistical purposes. They play a key role in the fight against cancer by establishing which facilities need more allocation of State and Federal grant funding to treat their population of cancer patients.
AE & Associates, LLC can provide you with an experienced healthcare professional(s), certified by the National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA) with the Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) credential.
Clinical Documentation Improvement
Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs are important to any facility that recognizes the necessity of complete and accurate patient documentation. For your CDI needs please visit www.core-cdi.com. Core CDI offers over 25 years of expertise in improvement and coding with healthcare systems, independent hospitals, and clinics, ranging from large academic medical centers and fully integrated urban healthcare systems to community hospitals, critical access hospitals, and Federal Qualified Healthcare Centers.