Coding for knee arthroscopies can be challenging, especially when procedures are performed in multiple compartments of the same knee. Read about anatomy and coding details required to accurately report these procedures.
Many outpatient CDI professionals stepped into their roles blind—not knowing where to begin or how to tell if they were successful. However, as programs mature, they need to be able to track their progress for a number of reasons, including focusing physician education and justifying continued funding from organizational leadership.
University of Washington Medicine in Washington state is notifying 974,000 patients about a data breach which left their health information exposed online for weeks. This follows a recent breach announced by the University of Connecticut Health which affected 326,629 individuals in December.
For case managers, some of the most challenging patients are those with multiple chronic conditions, and ensuring effective care and preventing avoidable readmissions requires coordination, communication, and consistent follow-up.