News & Analysis

December 14, 2022
HIM Briefings

Ensure you're on top of the latest ICD-10-CM rules for coding principal diagnoses for newborn encounters, conditions that may be community acquired or due to birth complications, common newborn conditions that are often coded incorrectly, and 2023 codes for newborn apnea that took effect October 1.

December 7, 2022
HIM Briefings

Acute hospital care at home is reimbursed the same as if the patient was physically an inpatient in a hospital, with the same documentation requirements, quality measures, and medical necessity guidelines. Learn how strengthening CDI's role in these programs can help support their success.

November 30, 2022
HIM Briefings

A properly calibrated audit tool is key to uncovering educational opportunities for CDI specialists. Use this expert advice to help your organization get the most out of CDI audits.

November 23, 2022
HIM Briefings

Various analyses must be conducted to maintain compliance, assist with charge capture, solve account edits, and review any possible coding trends or issues that may cause claim delays, denials, or unnecessary rework. Learn how to effectively leverage this data to improve processes and protect revenue.

November 16, 2022
HIM Briefings

A CDI program’s ability to expand is directly dependent on current resources or immediate budgeted resources. Apply these tips to guide your organization's outpatient and ambulatory CDI strategies.

November 9, 2022
HIM Briefings

The nervous system, also known as the body’s command center, controls movements, thoughts, and automatic responses to stimuli. Neurological diseases and disorders are the result of dysfunction in the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. Brush up on recent changes to these codes.