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Accession Number PB2012-595201
Title Medicare Code Editor (MCE) for Hospital Billing (Version 30.0). (Software Distributed on CDROM).
Publication Date 2012
Media Count 1ongoing subscription
Personal Author N/A
Abstract The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) software detects and reports errors in the coding of Medicare claims data. While the program identifies and indicates the nature of the error, it does not correct the error. A particular error condition is associated with each type of coding error identified by MCE. When MCE identifies an error in a medical claim, it prints a summary of the claim information along with the error message identifying the problem.
Keywords Administration
Claim review
Classification systems
CMS Grouper Software/Medicare Code Editor(CMSG/MCE)
CMS(Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)
Diagnosis related groups
Discharge(Health facilities)
Error detection codes
Health care costs
Health insurance
Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Groups(MS-DRG)
Source Agency Health Care Finance Administration Office of Management and Budget
NTIS Subject Category 44U - Health Care Delivery Organization & Administration
44G - Environmental & Occupational Factors
44Q - Health Related Costs
57E - Clinical Medicine
Corporate Author Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1222
Contract Number N/A

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