News & Analysis

April 19, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: We're looking for ways to bring our CDI and coding teams together to improve documenation and coding for appropriate Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCC) capture. Are there any recommended models and should other departments or individuals be working alongside them?

April 14, 2021
HIM Briefings

Hospitals are applying high reliability traits to drive improvement in new departments. Learn how to apply these methods to leverage CDI as a quality improvement function.

April 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

The most impactful overhaul to the E/M coding and documentation guidelines in 25 years went live January 1. The updated guidelines eliminate medical history and physical examination as required elements for reporting E/M codes 99202-99215. E/M coding for outpatient visits is now based on documentation of medical decision-making (MDM) or time spent on the encounter.

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 17, 2021
HIM Briefings

The mid-revenue cycle is rife with possibilities to lose earned, appropriate revenue. Learn how to identify common weaknesses and deploy coding, CDI, and technology to address them.

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