When it comes to HIPAA compliance, there’s always something new to learn. In 2022, Paubox, a security provider, reported more than 3 million people were affected by breaches involving electronic medical records.
This week’s Medicare updates include the April quarterly update to the ICD-10-CM codes and guidelines, a correction notice for the 2023 OPPS final rule, an updated list of lab tests subject to exceptions from the lab date of service policy, and more!
Determining the principal diagnosis is a basic function of CDI review and critical to prioritizing subsequent reviews, but is often a challenging process and requires careful consideration and interpretation of regulatory guidance and collaboration with coding professionals. Use these tips to ensure your CDI and coding teams are on the same page.