Term: Poor Coding Hospitals
Last Updated: 2007-09-26
Identifies hospitals that use service codes to identify the number of cases and days designated non-acute, compared to the number of long term Revenues days (chronic care, respite and panelled days) reported to Manitoba Health. If the ratio of the non-acute service code days to long term Revenue days was less than 0.7, the decision was made to classify the hospital as a "poor coding" hospital.
- Shanahan M, Lloyd M, Roos NP, Brownell M. Hospital Case Mix Costing Project 1991/92. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1994. [Report] (View)
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine,
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences,
Room 408-727 McDermot Ave.
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5 Canada