Computer Automated Coding

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Week One: Request for Proposal “Computer Automated Coding (CAC)” Assignment

A large medical group practice is strongly considering the purchase and implementation of a Computerized Automated Coding (CAC) program. Upon the reading of the reference article “How to Conduct a Thorough CAC Readiness Assessment – A White Paper from Nuance Healthcare.” Create a request for proposal (RFP) as a measure to target potential vendors for a response. Your RFP must focus on the accuracy of the software (including documentation of accuracy statistics from providers who have implemented a CAC system), along with recommendations regarding proposed corrective actions.

Additional recommended readings-

Journal of AHIMA article: http://journal.ahima.org/2013/03/01/ten-more-questions-for-cac-vendors/

 

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A Guide to Writing a Request for Proposal How to let providers propose creative, relevant, and costeffective solutions by focusing on the end, not the means. 1. Structure of an RFP…………………………………………………………. 1 1.1. Key sections of an RFP …………………………………………………………………1 1.2. Statement of Purpose……………………………………………………………………1 1.3. Background Information ………………………………………………………………..1 1.4. Scope of Work ……………………………………………………………………………..1 1.5. Outcome and Performance