Healthcare organizations often house the release of information (ROI) function within the HIM department. However, ROI programs may exist in other departments such as radiology, clinics, home health, and patient financial services. Consider the benefits of different models for various organization types.
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a sudden decrease in kidney function that can have serious consequences. Follow these tips to ensure accurate clinical validation and coding for AKI for effective patient care and appropriate reimbursement.
One of the most important, and sometimes one of the most challenging, initiatives for providers is the National Correct Coding Initiative’s procedure-to-procedure edits. Consider this expert insight on how to apply them and their role in ensuring correct coding.