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Explain why the health record is the source document for coding diagnoses and procedures
Health care providers are paid for services based on numeric and alphanumeric codes assigned to a patient’s diagnoses and procedures. These codes are then billed to insurance companies for reimbursement. [ The accuracy and adequacy of coding and documentation greatly affects medical billing. ]
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