[Solved}- 3-1 Journal: Benchmarking and Risk Analysis

Instructions

For this activity, read the following resources: How to Choose the Right Coding Audit MethodOIG Compliance Program for Individual and Small Group Physician PracticesBest Practices in Coding Audits5 Areas of a Chart to Review in Every Medical Record Analysis, and AHIMA: Practice Guidelines for LTC Health Information and Record Systems—Audits and Quality Monitoring on how to define areas of focus for internal review/risk assessment and fraud detection, explain how targets for documentation audits are identified, then compare the case study organization to national coding productivity benchmarks.

To complete this assignment, review the Module Three Journal Guidelines and Rubric document.

Overview: In this course, journals are used for reflection. Journal activities in this course are private between you and the instructor. For this activity, you will analyze.

Prompt: First, read the articles linked in the Module Three journal assignment in your course. Then, review the Healthy Health Center Case Study document to see how it compares to other facilities.

Address the following in the journal assignment:

How are targets for clinical documentation audits identified?

  • How does Healthy Health Center compare to national benchmark standards for coding productivity?
  • Support your responses by referencing the case study and other course resources. 
  • Rubric
  • Guidelines for Submission: Submit the assignment as a Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins. Your journal assignment should be 3 to 5 paragraphs in length.

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