Ongoing labor shortages and a competitive hiring market are putting a strain on HIM departments. As competition for qualified staff increases, learn how HIM leaders can turn to a variety of short- and long-term fixes and even find opportunities for improvement.
When looking into the general overview of a CDI specialist’s responsibilities, it is important for new specialists to understand the basics of coding, querying, and physician education. Use these strategies to brush up on the CDI essentials.
ICD-10-CM codes for traumatic fractures specify the type of bone injury, affected area of the body, and in some cases, the degree of soft tissue damage. Refresh your knowledge of terminology and documentation requirements to ensure accurate coding.
Although there are basic expectations of a utilization review (UR) team member, organizations should develop performance expectations and competencies for their UR staff based on their own needs. Use this sample UR specialist job description as a template for your organization.