Organizations must ensure their procedures are aimed at preventing and managing denials. One way to accomplish this is by looking for opportunities to involve other departments. Use these tips to improve interdepartmental denials management.
There are many things that can go awry during gestation resulting in a neonate with temporary or permanent health conditions. Physicians have found ways to treat many congenital defects in utero, enabling the neonate to be born without defects. Review coding guidelines for fetal surgeries.
Defining the line between a coder comprehending the record’s meaning and interpreting documentation can be a challenge. Consider these ways to improve documentation and foster critical thinking in coders.
As CDI programs are created or renewed, the main focus tends to be on the CDI department structure: its policies, education, staffing needs, and key performance indicators (KPI). Hone your understanding of appropriate CDI KPIs.