Advance CPT Coding.

 Part 1: 150 words emergency department coding: There are separate ER physician and facility codes. Why do you think that is? What are some strategies you can use to remember the difference between these two groups of codes? Directions Pretend you are a HIM Director at a large hospital. Facility audit results have identified a gap in the physician documentation. Specifically, services and supplies are not always captured in the documentation. You decide to write a memo to the hospital administration and physicians to explain how APCs work so everyone can better understand the importance of including services and supplies in documentation. Part 2: Write 200 words memo to the hospital administration and physicians. Specifically, your memo should include the following points: What are APCs? How do APCs work? Why is it important to capture all services and supplies in documentation? How is this relevant to APCs?