News & Analysis

November 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

Transcatheter arterial septostomy and transcatheter intracardiac shunt procedures are used to treat congenital cardiac diseases that restrict blood flow and atrial communication. Review documentation requirements and CPT coding for these minimally invasive surgeries.

November 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

Read up on documentation requirements and CPT coding for psychiatric diagnostic evaluations and psychotherapy services.

November 1, 2021
Briefings on APCs

The fiscal year 2022 ICD-10-CM code set introduced 165 new codes, effective for encounters on or after October 1. Read about notable changes including new codes for anemia and thrombolysis, COVID-19-realted conditions, depression, and gastric metaplasia.

October 20, 2021
HIM Briefings

A comprehensive mortality review program can bolster quality of care as well as coding and documentation accuracy. Learn how to make the case for developing or expanding mortality reviews.

September 22, 2021
HIM Briefings

Upgrading and switching EHRs and other technology and applications is a constant cycle at hospitals. Learn how one organization manages change in their CDI program.

September 8, 2021
HIM Briefings

UnitedHealthcare recently transitioned its utilization management approach for all of its health plans from Milliman Care Guidelines to InterQual criteria. Learn how this change could have far-reaching impact on hospitals.

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