Computer Assisted Coding (CAC) Project
After reading the above material & listening to the 2 lectures from the CAC users, please write a one page summary and recommendations for implementing (or not implementing) a CAC. Your one page summary recommendation will address the following points:
1. What are the benefits of using CAC?
2. What is the best approach to using CAC? Would you use CAC with other coders? If so how would you do
this? Would you have the coders validate the CAC codes or leave the CAC to do only certain types of
3. After reading & reviewing the material and listening to the guest speakers experience with CAC, please
justify your decision as to why you chose your approach
(The other files I already uploaded, please read.)
Computer Assisted Coding, (CAC) is increasingly being looked at as a way of reducing the
hours spent to code charts. This exercise will introduce you to CAC and have you look at the pros and
cons of CAC.
At the conclusion of this exercise the student will be able to:
-Examine the pros and cons of CAC
-Compares the vendor statements about CAC to th