Are you spending too many resources chasing charts? The answer is probably yes. Validating diagnoses for members is critical to success for any risk adjusted population, and retrieving and coding charts is the most popular process used to tackle this issue.
While chart chasing can be helpful, there are inefficiencies that can be a burden. Here we’ll discuss what they are.
What is chart chasing?
Chart chasing is the process that commercial, Medicaid, and Medicare Advantage plans undergo to gather medical records from various sources and validate diagnoses. The goal: Ensure diagnoses are appropriate and to the highest specificity for the member.