News & Analysis

March 1, 2019
Briefings on APCs

Many outpatient CDI professionals stepped into their roles blind—not knowing where to begin or how to tell if they were successful. However, as programs mature, they need to be able to track their progress for a number of reasons, including focusing physician education and justifying continued funding from organizational leadership.

March 1, 2019
Briefings on APCs

Coding for knee arthroscopies can be challenging, especially when procedures are performed in multiple compartments of the same knee. Read about anatomy and coding details required to accurately report these procedures.

February 27, 2019
HIM Briefings

Get to the root of the problem with defining and defending a sepsis diagnosis.

February 20, 2019
HIM Briefings

Create a concurrent coding program that brings coding and CDI together to maximize success.

February 6, 2019
HIM Briefings

Learn how to emphasize the clinical value of the documentation and establish policies and training that support medically and legally sound notes while making the best use of physicians’ time.

February 1, 2019
Briefings on APCs

Modifier -JW is used to describe drug amounts that are discarded and not administered to any patient. This does not reduce the payment for the drugs, so this is an informational modifier, but it is a mandatory modifier.

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