HCR 203 Week 1 Clean Claims Worksheet

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 HCR 203 Week 1 Clean Claims Worksheet

Complete the University of Phoenix Materials: Clean Claims Worksheet.

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Clean Claims Worksheet


Resources: Ch. 7 of Medical Insurance


Review the table below.


Highlight the simple errors in the table below that keep practices from generating a clean claim.
























































Simple Errors
Not using prefixes for people’s names (i.e., Mr., Ms., Dr.)
Missing or incomplete service facility name, address, and identification for services rendered outside the office or home
Not using hyphens, dashes or spaces in telephone numbers
Invalid zip codes or state abbreviations
Invalid procedure codes
Incomplete other payer information. This is required for all secondary claims and all primary claims that will involve a secondary payer
Missing or invalid patient birth date

Write 150- to 350-word responses to the following questions. Use your own words and provide examples to support your answers.


Cite any outside sources. For additional information on how to properly cite your sources check out the Reference and Citation Generator resource in the Center for Writing Excellence.





Why is it important to review claims prior to submission? Explain






Why is it important to know how to properly search for or use resources in the medical office to verify information?

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