February 7, 2018
HIM Briefings

Organizations and CDI specialists must have a thorough understanding of how regulations and guidelines impact risk adjustment in the outpatient setting. A misinterpretation can easily lead to inadvertent upcoding—and that can lead to costly audits, settlements, and accusations of fraud.

February 14, 2018
HIM Briefings

The implementation of an EHR is a multifaceted, comprehensive project for healthcare organizations. To avoid coding issues during EHR implementation and ensure discharged-not-final-coded is not adversely impacted, dedicated HIM focus and detailed project planning are paramount.

February 21, 2018
HIM Briefings

Educating patient access staff plays a key role in keeping denial rates low.