Medical and surgical coding for technical and professional services
3M CodeRyte CodeComplete Services is a fully outsourced service that offers clients a 48-hour turnaround time for coded medical records. 3M’s team of certified coders provides medical and surgical coding for technical and professional services, delivering CPT® coding, ICDs, DRGs, APCs and associated modifiers, as well as PQRS codes and modifiers. Clients who leverage this offering – either periodically for backlogs or regularly as part of a comprehensive approach – experience reductions in turnaround times, denials and A/R.
Before using 3M CodeRyte CodeComplete Services, Medical Imaging Physicians averaged 56 days in its accounts receivables (A/R) and often went up as high as 72 days. Since starting 3M CodeComplete Services, however, that average has shrunk by nearly half: 35 days.
3M’s strong roster of coders can help reduce coding backlog and improve coding turnaround time. 3M CodeRyte CodeComplete Services clients also benefit from regularly scheduled reviews by 3M’s internal coding experts to analyze findings and dictation issues for improved documentation.
3M’s reporting tools easily identify areas for documentation improvements as well as reporting on medical necessity edits by ordering/rendering physician, E&M element counting, bell curve service level reporting on a per-physician basis and physician productivity by reporting on the most pertinent details of surrounding medical necessity edits.
Leverage NLP technology
The 3M CodeRyte CodeComplete Services team uses 3M’s leading edge natural language processing (NLP) technology to support physician documentation review and medical code assignment. NLP is more consistent in identifying medical facts than human coders, and can help medical coders provide more consistent coding results.
3M CodeRyte CodeComplete Services also manages operational reports for clients through an interactive dashboard that tracks productivity, volume, audit trails and turnaround time.
3M practices a comprehensive approach to quality assurance. 3M CodeRyte CodeComplete Services coders are rigorously tested, screened and subjected to ongoing auditing and training that is internal and external, generic and targeted.