posted by Anonymous .
you're the director of a hospital health information management department. the chief financial officer hired you for your expertise in health care reimbursement and needs to know how your department can help with reimbursement. list the most important functions of health information management.
This information should get you started.
The most important functions of health information management that can help with reimbursement are the collection of health care data, accurate reporting systems that make certain that the quality, availability, integrity, and preservation of the data are in line with patient safety, confidentiality, privacy and security. They help to insure that the chargemaster data is accurate and that the health record correctly reflects the patient’s condition and the services rendered. This way paperwork and forms can be transferred much faster and payment submitted quicker.