News & Analysis

April 14, 2021
HIM Briefings

Hospitals are applying high reliability traits to drive improvement in new departments. Learn how to apply these methods to leverage CDI as a quality improvement function.

April 7, 2021
HIM Briefings

Effective management of claim edits and denials is a cornerstone of a sound revenue cycle. See how your organization compares to others and what you can do to improve.

March 31, 2021
HIM Briefings

Medical decision-making is one of the key components of E/M code selection. Review the guidelines to ensure correct coding and to improve internal audits.

March 24, 2021
HIM Briefings

The expansion of telehealth services and the flexibilities introduced through the Hospitals Without Walls waivers are a critical part of hospitals’ COVID-19 response, but the rules and how they interact with each other are often complex. Take a closer look at CMS’ guidelines and how they should be implemented.

March 22, 2021
Medicare Web

Q: A patient was admitted to our facility with COVID-19-like symptoms, tested negative for COVID-19. Several days later, however, the patient was retested and found to be positive for COVID-19. Should we query the physician or assign a present on admission (POA) indicator of "no" or "unknown"?

March 17, 2021
HIM Briefings

The mid-revenue cycle is rife with possibilities to lose earned, appropriate revenue. Learn how to identify common weaknesses and deploy coding, CDI, and technology to address them.