3M™ Coding and Reimbursement System Plus
See the immediate reimbursement impact of your coding decisions
3M Coding and Reimbursement System Plus (CRS+), the next generation coding system from 3M, offers a dynamic user display with immediate access to DRG and reimbursement data, plus a 3M-hosted reporting tool.
An innovative, patent-pending coder workflow combines 3M’s exclusive logic-based coding paths with an enhanced ICD-10 table-driven design. This helps to simplify coding and improve productivity under ICD-10. 3M CRS+ increases the speed and accuracy of coding by displaying and refreshing multiple DRGs and reimbursement during the code selection process.
More accurate medical coding and improved case mix
3M™ Codefinder™ Software consistently ranks as the top coding software by an industry researcher.* Plus, hospitals using 3M CRS see greater year-to-year improvement in their case mix index than non-3M hospitals.
The 3M CRS is a complete product line, with modular components designed to work together according to your needs:
3M™ Codefinder™ Software: Helps you manage the complex rules and terminology of ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 coding, following mandated rules, principles,
3M™ Advanced Analyzer Software: Prompts for specificity in the clinical documentation at the end of a coding session to help coders and CDI specialists assign the most precise ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 diagnosis codes. Using the clinical logic of the 3M™ APR DRG Classification System, 3M Advanced Analyzer accurately captures the patient’s severity of illness and risk of mortality.
3M™ DRGfinder™ Software: With MCE and proprietary 3M edits, 3M DRGfinder Software provides accurate MS-DRG grouping capabilities for Medicare and identifies complications and co-morbidities.
3M HCPCS/CPTfinder: Helps determine the standard five-digit code for outpatient procedures and services.
3M™ Reimbursement Calculator Software: Uses appropriate national and hospital-specific variables, including Medicare inpatient and outpatient formulas and other payer groupers, to instantly calculate reimbursement.
* 3M Codefinder Software is ranked top software product for the KLAS market segment Medical Records Coding (2011 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services).