The American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) has published an article written by Access Healthcare' Gayathri Natarajan, CPC, COC, Director of Coding in the June-2018 edition of its Healthcare Business Monthly Magazine. The article titled, “Two Best Practices to Improve Emergency Coding*” is the first part of a two-part series and focuses on:
- Educated coders and providers are crucial to claim success
- Educate Coders on how to select ED service levels
The second part of this series will focus on another two best practices in ED coding and will be published in the July'18 edition of the magazine. We thank Gayathri for sharing the valuable insights on emergency coding with the coding community.
Gayathri Natarajan is a certified professional coder with over a decade of experience in leading large-scale medical coding teams across a diverse range of specialties. As the director of coding services, she provides leadership to education & training programs, compliance, medical coding process automation, and process transition activities at Access Healthcare.
AAPC is the world’s largest training and credentialing organization for the business of healthcare, with more than 175,000 members worldwide who work in medical coding, medical billing, clinical documentation improvement, medical auditing, healthcare compliance, revenue cycle management, and practice management.
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*originally featured in AAPC's Healthcare Business Monthly