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Comment: changed recommended dx from erroneous encounter to dx unknown

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The suggested language (legal reviewing) for a progress note is "“Patient was seen in our facility, but no documentation exists to indicate services provided”   Use LOS =99999"99999 No Charge" and diagnosis "Diagnosis Unknown".

Closing encounters for dates of service greater than 60 days, will cause a HUGE back up in RCO with timely filing edits, unless the LOS is designated as 99999.

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PIO - Jamie Sotelo 2017-06-23

 

See documentation policy for additional information.

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If the encounter is closed, but needs to be assigned to a different cosigner, see Assign a different cosigner for a visit

Do not change the billing provider to a current USF physician when using any LOS other than 99999. Doing so would result in a fraudulent claim.

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PIO - Jamie Sotelo 2017-06-23

 

See documentation policy for additional information.

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If the wrong person or provider is listed as the cosigner, send a request to epicsupport@health.usf.edu with the MRN, DOS, the person currently listed as the cosigner, and to whom the cosign should be reassigned. If the listed cosigner is a provider who has since left the organization, see Closing encounters for providers no longer with USF.

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When closing old encounters where the visit diagnosis isn't known, use "ERRONEOUS ENCOUNTER--DISREGARDDiagnosis Unknown".

Level of Service (LOS)

When closing old encounters, use "No Charge", which corresponds to code 99999. Not required if charges entered in Charge Capture

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