In For the Record’s August 2015 eNewsExclusive, I offered up predictions for assessing coders in ICD-10. Now with implementation behind us, coder assessments have become even more important and critical.

Specific benefits of conducting ICD-10 coder accuracy and productivity assessments include the following:

  • Identify specific coder knowledge gaps and areas of team weakness.
  • Target areas for coder refresher training and physician education opportunities.
  • Recognize individual coder strengths for case assignment and coder specialization.

Read the full article for proven strategies to efficiently and effectively assess coder performance in ICD-10.