News & Analysis

February 17, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: Does the physician have to state a patient's expected length of stay (LOS) in the documentation for an inpatient admission?

February 3, 2020
Medicare Web

Q: When a physician needs to certify an inpatient stay of 20 days or more, do we need to use a specific form for the certification? Or can we submit other documentation such as the physician's notes from the medical record?

January 22, 2020
HIM Briefings

Conflicting provider documentation can raise red flags for auditors and slow down coding. Learn about common causes of conflicting documentation and strategies to reduce its occurrence.

January 15, 2020
HIM Briefings

Take a look at some common questions asked about MS-DRG optimization and review how inpatient coding and documentation plays a significant role in the process. Learning the ins and outs of this process will ensure that your facility remains educated and compliant.

January 1, 2020
Briefings on APCs

One of the most vexing challenges that CDI specialists have is how to engage physicians to completely and precisely document their patients’ conditions and treatments in the language required by ICD-10-CM, which is essential to risk adjustment.

December 1, 2019
Case Management Monthly

Learn how documentation mistakes can follow a patient even after being discharged.