Disparity in coding concordance: do physicians and coders agree?

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Increasing demands for large-scale comparative analysis of health care costs has led to a similar demand for consistently classified data. Evidence-based medicine demands evidence that can be trusted. This study sought to assess managers' observed levels of agreement with physician code selections when classifying patient data. Using a non-sampled research… (More)

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@article{Lorence2003DisparityIC, title={Disparity in coding concordance: do physicians and coders agree?}, author={Daniel P. Lorence and Ibrahim Awad Ibrahim}, journal={Journal of health care finance}, year={2003}, volume={29 4}, pages={43-53} }