This paperwork of HCR 220 Week 8 Discussion Questions shows the solutions to the following points:
DQ 1: How are the data elements contained in the HIPAA 837 claim form similar to the CMS-1500, and how does each form relate to the claims process? In your opinion, do the similarities between HIPAA 837 and CMS-1500 complicate or simplify the claims process? Explain your answers.
DQ 2: Why is it important to prepare a clean claim? What suggestions might you make to ensure that submission of a clean claim takes place? Provide examples.