Archive for May, 2017

Important changes to Medibank Private no-gap and known-gap T&Cs

From 1st May 2017, Medibank and AHM made changes to the terms and conditions for participation, in their GapCover scheme. Important changes to Medibank Private no-gap and known-gap T&Cs     A summary of these changes: The provider agrees that they will not charge a member any other fees related to the episode of care […]

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What is Clinical Coding?

Clinical coding is a health administration function that involves the translation of written clinical statements into a code format. A clinical coder will analyse information about an episode of patient care and assign standardised codes using a classification system. For example, acute appendicitis is represented by the code ‘K35.8′. For coding diagnoses, most nations use […]

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