News & Analysis

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.

March 3, 2021
HIM Briefings

Supporting accurate Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) capture is essential to success under the growing number of risk-adjusted payment models. With their strong knowledge of coding and documentation guidelines and insight into emerging trends, coders are a key part of that strategy.

March 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

Arthroscopic surgical procedures involve the insertion of a small scope into the interior of a joint, allowing the physician to view the joint without making a large incision through the skin. Review CPT coding for arthroscopic procedures of the hip and knee joints.

March 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

Though the adoption of outpatient CDI has been growing steadily over the years, it’s not always easy to prove the return on investment for such efforts.

February 24, 2021
HIM Briefings

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.

February 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

Review coronary anatomy and CPT coding for aortic and iliac repairs, as well as selective procedures used to treat vascular occlusions in the lower extremities.

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