News & Analysis

July 28, 2021
HIM Briefings

The compliance officer and compliance committee work together to support key tasks. Ensure your organization is making the most of these key roles.

July 21, 2021
HIM Briefings

A strong outpatient CDI program brings tangible benefits, but knowing where and how to start can be daunting. Use these tips to grow and measure your outpatient CDI efforts.

July 14, 2021
HIM Briefings

Coding departments benefit by including professionals from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. Learn how to ensure your organization’s recruitment practices attract more diverse candidates.

July 7, 2021
HIM Briefings

Steady gains in compensation despite the industry’s financial challenges may be offset by staffing shortages, according to respondents of HIM Briefings’ 2021 HIM director and manager salary survey.

June 30, 2021
HIM Briefings

Modifier -XE (separate encounter) is used to indicate a separate surgical operative session on the same date of service or a distinct encounter after the patient has left the hospital or changed status/locations within the facility. Use this flowchart to support accurate use as a template for your organization.

June 23, 2021
HIM Briefings

Audit results should be packaged to be meaningful and easy to follow. Apply these tips to create audit packages that providers will get the most out of.