Read the following articles and use the information from all three to write a short discussion the importance of documentation and please identify the main points of the standards of ethical coding.
"How to Use the Medicare National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) Tools"
"How to Use the Medicare Coverage Database"
"American Health Information Management Association Standards of Ethical Coding"
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Health Information Management professionals play a crucial role in the information exchange process between providers, beneficiaries or patients, and Medicare. This role includes such important aspects of this tripartite relationship as billing and payments. Precise and responsible approach to coding and reporting is indispensable for proper billing, since coding errors result in payment denials....
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