The health information management team at XYZ University Hospital contracted with an auditing firm to perform a coding review. The results from this baseline assessment are provided in below:Variation Log by Type of ErrorVariation Log by Coder
Variation Log by Type of Error
% of errors
Inaccurate sequencing or specificity principal diagnosis, affect MS-DRG
Inaccurate sequencing or specificity principal diagnosis, non affect MS-DRG
Omission CC, affect MS-DRG
Omission CC, non affect MS-DRG
Inaccurate principal procedure, affect MS-DRG
Omission procedure, affect MS-DRG
More specific coding of diagnosis or procedure, non affect MS-DRG
Missed diagnosis or procedure code
Variation Log by Coder
You are the inpatient coding manager at XYZ University Hospital. Your director has asked you to develop an ongoing review and monitoring schedule for the next year based on the results from the outside review.
Create a detailed plan that discusses your recommendations. Ensure that the recommendations include elements from the AHIMA Standards of Ethical Coding and address the issues exposed by the audit.
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