Published in Lab Law Weekly, October 29th, 2004
The report is the result of a national study on inpatient coding performance conducted by HSS using Hospital INSIGHT, its web-based analytical and benchmarking tool.
The full report may be viewed at www.hssweb.com/top200.html.
The study was conducted using Hospital INSIGHT's reporting tools, which utilize the newly released 2003 Medicare Provider Analysis and Review (MedPAR) data. It was limited to 3,925 hospitals with enough discharges to support a rigorous analysis. Fifty hospitals were identified as "top performers" in each of four...
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