Many healthcare professionals are in scrambling mode to beat the October 2013 deadline to move from ICD-9 to ICD-10 medical coding system. This has an upside for the economy. Anthelio, a healthcare technology company based in Dallas, plans to hire 200 people in Michigan, mostly medical insurance billers and coders. If there is a state that needs an economical boost, Michigan would fit that bill.

This topic was inspired by an article we found on titled, “Health software firm Anthelio hiring 200 in Detroit and Flint.” Medical coding requires specialized expertise and systems tailored to the regulatory requirements in which health care providers, hospitals, and doctors deliver their services.

Access Innovations, developer of the M.A.I. machine assisted indexing system and specialists in complex coding, tagging, and indexing, provides a range of services that deliver tag integrity. Access Innovations provides training to a client’s staff and then offers quality assurance and validation services that can:

  • Minimize the risk of a coding error
  • Identify inappropriate or inadvertently applied tags
  • Display a “map” of coding distributions to allow management to get a bird’s-eye view of the coding assignment flow.

Many widely used tagging systems lack the user friendly interface and may not implement a rigorous ANSI compliant coding subsystem. Access Innovations’ solutions are ANSI compliant and implement state-of-the-art technology to speed tagging and reduce errors. For more information, contact Access Innovations.

Melody K. Smith

Sponsored by Data Harmony, a unit of Access Innovations, the world leader in indexing and making content findable.