Ontology based method for automatically generating healthcare billing codes from a patient encounter

  • US 20060020493A1
  • Filed: 07/22/2005
  • Published: 01/26/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/26/2004
  • Status: Abandoned Application
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1. A method of generating healthcare billing codes, comprising:

  • receiving non-standard data produced during a patient encounter with a healthcare provider;

    processing the non-standard data in a syntax processing block and generating a corrected data file with reference to a healthcare lexicon; and

    , receiving the corrected data file in an ontology processing block and, in response to the corrected data file, generating standardized output data including one or more healthcare billing codes associated with the patient encounter.

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