Tighten the revenue cycle with greater efficiency and accuracy
Optum® CAC Professional helps physicians, billing companies and the ambulatory/multi-specialty market increase accuracy, improve compliance, accelerate payments and comply with ICD-10 requirements so that their organizations can capture the revenue earned. This powerful solution, leveraging Optum360’s proprietary and patented LifeCode® natural language processing (NLP) technology, accelerates coding processes by suggesting traceable, reimbursable codes, making it easier for coders to work efficiently and accurately.
- Increase efficiency due to automatic ICD-10, CPT®, and E/M code assignment
- Enhance coding accuracy and consistency
- Improve coder productivity
- Expedite reimbursement through coding automation
- Improve compliance through traceability
- Reduce A/R days through increased straight-to-bill rates
- Streamline compliant ICD-10 coding
Automate code identification
Powered by Optum LifeCode®, CAC Professional quickly and accurately identifies correct codes for faster, more accurate returns. LifeCode leverages over 10 million medical facts to read each word within a medical record. It understands what has or has not been dictated to apply the necessary ICD-10, CPT® and E/M level code assignments.
Automate and accelerate auditing
The Optum CAC Audit Module allows for internal audits addressing LifeCode’s output, whether that means auditing physicians or coders. Both these modules work in conjunction with CAC Professional and help facilitate optimal reimbursements while also ensuring compliant coding.
Coding for multi-specialty groups
Optum CAC Professional offers broad flexibility to support the unique business structure and operational needs of the ambulatory market. It enables large physician practices and standalone or hospital-owned clinics to hone coding and charge capture processes and ensure data consistency and accuracy between facility and physician coding to support appropriate revenue capture.