AMR to Market Leading-Edge Online Coding Service; Hospitals Will Benefit From Better Coding of Medicare Outpatient Procedures.NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- Association Management Resources (AMR (1) (Adaptive Multi-Rate) A variable rate speech codec selected by the 3GPP for the 3G evolution of the GSM cellphone system (WCDMA). Using the Algebraic CELP (ACELP) compression technology, AMR provides toll quality sound at transmission rates from 4.75 to 12. ), a subsidiary organization of the Illinois Illinois, river, United States
Illinois, river, 273 mi (439 km) long, formed by the confluence of the Des Plaines and Kankakee rivers, NE Ill., and flowing SW to the Mississippi at Grafton, Ill. It is an important commercial and recreational waterway. Hospital Association, has concluded a marketing agreement with CodeCorrect(R), based in Yakima, Washington, to promote its online coding product, which assists hospital personnel in maintaining accurate Medicare outpatient outpatient /out·pa·tient/ (-pa-shent) a patient who comes to the hospital, clinic, or dispensary for diagnosis and/or treatment but does not occupy a bed.
n. billing codes. Hospital compliance officers as well as patient accounting, coding, and medical records personnel will benefit by using CodeCorrect, which provides time-critical coding information that is updated daily.
"There are scores of coding products in the marketplace, but none offer the scope and, most importantly Adv. 1. most importantly - above and beyond all other consideration; "above all, you must be independent"
above all, most especially , the timeliness of the CodeCorrect online product. Daily updates are the key to ensuring that coders have the precise information to bill accurately and, as a result, accelerate payments," said Paul Batt, Senior Director, AMR Management Services.
Because the database is online, there is no software to download To receive a file transmitted over a network. In any communications session, "download" means receive, and "upload" means send. The download/upload often implies a big/little scenario, in which data is being downloaded from the "big" server into the "little" user's computer. or maintain. Also important is CodeCorrect's ability to allow department heads to review changes quickly and e-mail specific departments about changes that directly impact Medicare reimbursement Reimbursement
Payment made to someone for out-of-pocket expenses has incurred. for outpatient procedures performed in that department before those changes result in lost hospital revenue.
"CodeCorrect's record of helping hospitals detect errors that might otherwise go unnoticed is impressive. Some hospitals have reported six-figure savings in the first few months of use," said Brian Foster, President, Association Management Resources. "In this time of continued budget cutbacks and 623-page modifications to the outpatient billing rules, it is essential that hospital invoices be precise. CodeCorrect's database, updated daily, greatly assists that process," he said.
The CodeCorrect product is available now. Illinois hospitals can arrange for an on-site preview by calling AMR at 630-276-5458 or CodeCorrect at 303-960-9714.
AMR, a subsidiary organization of the Illinois Hospital Association, Naperville, provides value-added products and services, including revenue cycle management tools, to 200 Illinois hospitals. Other priorities include capital financing and broadband network planning. Additional Information about AMR's products and services is available at http://www.ihatoday.org/public/mgmtserv/index.htm or by calling 630-276-5884.
CodeCorrect, Inc., based in Yakima, Washington, provides internet-based, outpatient coding and compliance tools essential to U.S. hospitals. CodeCorrect's products enable hospital staff to become their own in-house experts so that they can stay abreast of coding changes in order to avoid revenue losses and maintain compliance with Medicare and other health insurers. Additional information is available at http://www.codecorrect.com/ or by calling 877-937-3600.
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CONTACT: Megan Aukema of CodeCorrect, +1-206-706-4075; or Paul Batt of AMR, +1-630-276-5458
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