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the clinician primarily responsible for care of the patient from the beginnig of a hospitalization
diagnosis related group
a system of analyzing conditions and treatments for similar groups of patients used to establish Medicare fees for hospital inpatient services
care received in a situtation which a delay in the treatment of a patient would lead to a significant increase in the threat to life or body part
health information management
hospital department that organizes and maintains patient medical records; also profession devoted to managing, analyzing, and utilizing data vital for patient care, making it accessibleto healthcare providers
Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System revision that takes into account whether certain conditions were present on admission
present on admission POA
Indicator required by Medicare that identifies whether a coded conditon was present at the time of hospital admission
the condition that after study established as chiefly responsible for a patients admission to a hospital
the main service performed for thje condition listed as the principal diagnosis for a hospital inpatient
the process of gathering personal insurance information about a patient during admission to a hospital
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