Billing accounts missing revenue codes

Are your coders responsible for entering revenue codes to correspond with CPT codes?

Thank you.

Rachel G. Reyes, RHIA
HIM Director
Driscoll Children's Hospital made the following annotations


  • edited May 2016
    No charge master referrals are sent back to the ancillary dept. for

    Lorraine J. Robichaud, RHIT, CPMSM
    Director, Health Information Management
    Privacy Officer
    Director, Medical Staff Services
    Heywood Hospital
    Phone: 978.630.6245
    Fax: 978.630.6937
    "You must be the change you wish to see in the world". Mahatma Ghandi
  • edited May 2016
    Who's responsible for communicating back to the department? Does the HIM coder have to provide any additional information to the Business Office or CDM staff?
  • edited May 2016
    We just hired a chargemaster coordinator to take care of these problems.
  • edited May 2016
    That is not a coding function as rev code should be consistently assigned in the chargemaster

    Jenise Hogsett, CCS
    Texas Health Plano HIM Coding Manager
  • edited May 2016
    That's what I thought. Appreciate the input.
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