Coding audits are often a source of irritation in small and large practices alike. This article covers common misconceptions about the auditing process and offers tips from experts on how to correct them.
CMS recently revised the evaluation and management (E/M) coding guidelines for inpatient providers. Understand the far-reaching effects of the changes and how to ensure your organization is in compliance.
The 2023 update to the CPT manual had almost every chapter undergoing some form of change. In this article, Aimee L. Wilcox, CPMA, CCS-P, CST, MA, MT, delves into some of the major changes to E/M coding and considerations for documentation integrity.
On May 11, the COVID-19 public health emergency is expected to end after three years. However, not everyone is adequately prepared to comply with a return to previous rules, regulations, and practices.
Despite increased expansion into outpatient CDI over the past several years, there are plenty of hang-ups that stop people from starting the journey. Though outpatient settings have in some form been reviewed by CDI specialists practically since CDI itself started, this progress remains slow and steady for a reason.