Frequently Asked Questions

What is an encounter form in healthcare?

Encounter forms are used in healthcare to document the patient’s visit to the medical facility by writing down their details, diagnosis and procedure codes, medications, and treatment recommendations. These details are also used for billing purposes.

What is required on a patient encounter form?

Some of the most important data on a patient encounter form are the diagnosis and procedure codes, which help the healthcare providers bill the customer or the insurance company for the medical services.