A physician views coding and documentation guidelines on her tablet.

Learning Documentation & Coding Basics

6 min. read
About this article

Medical record (MR) documentation and coding are critical for patient care and ensure accurate and timely reimbursement for providing health care services.

What you´ll learn
  • Principles of coding and documentation
  • Consequences of improper documentation
  • Differences between surgical and non-surgical episodes of care
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