News & Analysis

June 22, 2022
HIM Briefings

Patients transferred into their hospitals from facilities both near and far often have transition challenges, which become problems that the receiving hospital will have to resolve. Use this sample transfer agreement to use as a template for your organization.

June 15, 2022
HIM Briefings

Modifier -JW is used to describe drug amounts that are discarded and not administered to any patient. Ensure this modifier is coded correctly by reviewing the rules for applying modifier -JW and tips for supporting compliance.

June 8, 2022
HIM Briefings

A cesarean section is typically performed when complications from pregnancy make a traditional vaginal birth difficult. Review ICD-10-CM coding for common labor and delivery complications, and ICD-10-PCS coding for cesarean deliveries.

June 1, 2022
HIM Briefings

Hospitals have made avoiding and managing denials a top priority, but for many their best efforts have yet to turn the tide.

May 25, 2022
HIM Briefings

Clinical validation denials can be complex and difficult to appeal. Improve your process by using these tips to craft a clinical validation appeal.

May 18, 2022
HIM Briefings

EHRs hold all the important information about patients’ medical histories and demographics. Learn how gender-inclusive EHRs can improve quality of care and ensure more accurate and complete medical records.