October 19, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: What topics should routine chart audits focus on?

October 21, 2020
HIM Briefings

Approximately 30% of patients with COVID-19 have acute kidney injury. Apply critical thinking to record reviews to ensure nothing is missed.

October 14, 2020
HIM Briefings

Ischemic strokes are complex and all too frequent. Review clinical criteria and ICD-10-CM reporting regularly for this diagnosis to ensure accurate coding and reimbursement.

September 23, 2020
HIM Briefings

A sound query process is essential to good documentation and correct coding. Find out how your organization’s query practices and CDI productivity compare to others.

September 9, 2020
HIM Briefings

Strong documentation and coding support accurate data and help organizations defend against payer audits. Learn how to manage the return of CMS audits and keep documentation and coding in top shape.

August 1, 2020
Briefings on APCs

In response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency, CMS has expanded patient access to telehealth services, allowing beneficiaries to receive a wide range of services without having to visit a healthcare facility.

August 17, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: What documentation elements are required to support a secondary diagnosis of malnutrition? Can the diagnosis be made based on lab results?

July 22, 2020
HIM Briefings

The Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report (PEPPER) is a rich source of data. Consider how to use the PEPPER to guide coding and CDI process improvements.

July 8, 2020
HIM Briefings

CDI teams have had to adapt quickly to rapid changes. Understand how CDI leaders have modified practices to support their organizations, their teams, and their communities.

June 10, 2020
Medicare Web

CMS updated its Medicare billing FAQs to include new questions related to National Coverage Determinations (NCD) during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency (PHE).