computer-assisted coding

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com·pu·ter-as·sis·ted cod·ing

(CAC) (kŏm-pyūtĕr ă-sistĕd kōding)
A software program that ``reads'' electronic dictated and transcribed reports and assigns CPT/HCPCS and ICD-9-CM codes.
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Computer-assisted coding (CAC) technology that helps drive improved coding efficiencies, reduced denials, and appropriate reimbursement;
Moreover, growing demand for computer-assisted coding solutions by medical care providers and enhanced concern to use CAC to ease the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 in the North American healthcare industry are also expected to drive the demand for CAC systems in the upcoming years.
About 3M Health Information Systems Best known for its market-leading coding system and ICD-10 expertise, 3M Health Information Systems delivers innovative software and consulting services designed to raise the bar for clinical documentation improvement, computer-assisted coding, performance monitoring, and quality outcomes reporting.
And you'll see, as we draw closer to 2013, computer-assisted coding technologies and products will become more and more prevalent.
Driven by state-of-the-art technologies that process and understand human voice, converting it to structured and tagged text and transforming it into actionable information, precyseCode features Computer-Assisted Coding that uses NLC to create a patient's clinical story, allowing for the assignment of appropriate, compliant ICD-9 and ICD-10 diagnosis codes, procedure codes and SNOMED (Systemized Nomenclature of Medicine) clinical terminology.
com adds 2015 computer-assisted coding market report segmented by solution, mode of delivery, application, end user, and geographic regions with trends and forecasts to 2020 in its store.
Other MedQuist solutions include SpeechQA[R] real-time interactive speech recognition for radiology and general medicine, DocQvoiceA[R] for capturing dictation, and computer-assisted coding and abstracting.
These solutions also link to the 3M Coding and Reimbursement System, which includes computer-assisted coding software for inpatient and outpatient environments.
Accenture will work with NYU Langone to help manage all areas of transitioning to the ICD-10 mandates, such as implementing computer-assisted coding software and helping to administer online training to the entire healthcare network, including physicians.
Today at KMSF, MedAptus serves as the central hub for operational charge management, reconciling and scrubbing charges entered directly by providers as well as charges passed from systems that include an outpatient EMR and computer-assisted coding from 3M.
In this report, the Computer-Assisted Coding Market is segmented by solution, mode of delivery, application, end user, and geographic regions.

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