Hierarchal Condition Category (HCC) Coding for More Reliable Risk Scores

HCC coding is a risk-adjustment model originally designed to estimate future health care costs for patients. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) HCC model was initiated in 2004, but it is now becoming increasingly prevalent as the environment shifts to value-based payment models. HCC relies on ICD-10 coding to assign risk scores [...]

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