Principles of Coding and Documentation



  • Understand coding & documentation guidelines and discuss steps to reduce risk.
  • Discuss common documentation errors and opportunities for external audits. 


  • Risk and physician responsibility
    • Legibility
    • Using your coding staff
    • Use of abbreviations
  • Documentation guidelines
    • History
    • Review of Systems
  • Assigning a Diagnosis
  • Reimbursement
  • Modifiers
  • What triggers an audit?

Continuing Medical Education
The Texas Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

TMA designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Don't miss out!   Schedule Principles of Coding and Documentation today. To request a presentation, contact TMA Practice Consulting at 800-523-8776 or e-mail to schedule a date.

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