Establishing an outpatient CDI program can have substantial benefits. Recently, an outpatient CDI review project demonstrated there were many documentation improvement opportunities at a large family practice/internal medicine physician clinic.
The 2019 CPT code update includes 19 code additions and three revisions to the cardiovascular section of the CPT Manual. These changes reflect advances in surgical treatment for cardiovascular conditions such as heart failure and aortic stenosis.
Pagosa Springs Medical Center (PSMC) in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, has agreed to pay $111,400 to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and to adopt a substantial corrective action plan in a settlement over alleged HIPAA violations.