Clinical coding improving, says Audit Commission

Audit Commission head of health Andy McKeon said: "It is clear the NHS has put increasing attention on getting its coding better, helped by the assurance framework. It is pleasing the errors and range among trusts has reduced, but it is still too high and

The accuracy of hospital trusts’ clinical coding has improved significantly in the past three years, but remains very poor at some organisations, according to the Audit Commission.

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