News & Analysis

January 2, 2019
HIM Briefings

Computer assisted coding applications and other tools can help identify issues such as backlogs of unanswered queries that are slowing coders down.

January 1, 2019
Briefings on APCs

The 2019 CPT code update includes 19 code additions and three revisions to the cardiovascular section of the CPT Manual. These changes reflect advances in surgical treatment for cardiovascular conditions such as heart failure and aortic stenosis.

January 1, 2019
Briefings on APCs

Establishing an outpatient CDI program can have substantial benefits. Recently, an outpatient CDI review project demonstrated there were many documentation improvement opportunities at a large family practice/internal medicine physician clinic.

December 26, 2018
HIM Briefings

Stay on top of risk-adjustment coding guidelines with these tips.

December 19, 2018
HIM Briefings

Use these tips to avoid common TKA coding and documentation pitfalls.

December 5, 2018
HIM Briefings

Experts share field-tested advice for avoiding coding and documentation errors during and after EHR transitions.

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