Peeking Over the Fence: a Look at Canadian Coding and CDI Processes, and How They Differ From the US Due to Varied Financial Structures

Even with different payment models, Canada and the US are both working to reform healthcare with pay-for-performance and quality measurement reforms. Though using a single payer system, Canada still struggles with many of the same US HIM concerns—coding accuracy, clinical documentation improvement, and proper reimbursement.