News & Analysis

January 1, 2019
Briefings on APCs

Establishing an outpatient CDI program can have substantial benefits. Recently, an outpatient CDI review project demonstrated there were many documentation improvement opportunities at a large family practice/internal medicine physician clinic.

December 26, 2018
HIM Briefings

Stay on top of risk-adjustment coding guidelines with these tips.

December 19, 2018
HIM Briefings

Use these tips to avoid common TKA coding and documentation pitfalls.

November 7, 2018
Medicare Web

Most inpatient rehabilitation facility stays might not meet Medicare coverage or documentation requirements and compliance could be improved through a preauthorization process, according to a recent Office of Inspector General report.

November 1, 2018
Briefings on APCs

CMS hit the brakes on making imminent changes to the oft-used E/M code set that’s tied to billions of dollars in medical practice revenue.

October 31, 2018
HIM Briefings

Competing perspectives and priorities can lead CDI programs down the wrong path. Understand how differences in professional backgrounds and approaches to documentation can cause conflict in CDI.