News & Analysis

April 7, 2021
HIM Briefings

Effective management of claim edits and denials is a cornerstone of a sound revenue cycle. See how your organization compares to others and what you can do to improve.

April 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

Regular monitoring and internal auditing are critical to ensure compliance throughout the revenue cycle and protect revenue integrity. Consider the different strategies that can be applied to documentation and chart audits, coding audits, and more.

April 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

Coding for traumatic fractures is based on details about the broken bone and the event that caused the injury. Review ICD-10-CM codes and guidelines for reporting different types of traumatic fractures.

March 31, 2021
HIM Briefings

Medical decision-making is one of the key components of E/M code selection. Review the guidelines to ensure correct coding and to improve internal audits.

March 22, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: A patient was admitted to our facility with COVID-19-like symptoms, tested negative for COVID-19. Several days later, however, the patient was retested and found to be positive for COVID-19. Should we query the physician or assign a present on admission (POA) indicator of "no" or "unknown"?

March 10, 2021
HIM Briefings

Identifying and appropriately coding present on admission (POA) indicators in COVID-19 patients continues to challenge coders. Use these scenarios to check your knowledge and learn how to improve.

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