Primary Payer at Diagnosis: A Registrars Guide to Understanding the Categories and Codes

Correctly identifying patient insurance and coding the “Primary Payer at Diagnosis” data item can affect central registry data analysis. Marla Cole, CTR will discuss how the correct classification of the “Primary Payer at Diagnosis” data item can be used by researchers for socioeconomic studies in health disparities and other studies. She will demonstrate how to differentiate accurately between healthcare plans to ensure accurate data at the hospital and central registry levels.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
2020-021 1 CE May 08, 2020 - May 06, 2023

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