CMS put hospitals on track to face expanded price transparency requirements with a final rule released in November 2019. Take a closer look at how price transparency is set to change and what hospitals need to do.
Take a look at some common questions asked about MS-DRG optimization and review how inpatient coding and documentation plays a significant role in the process. Learning the ins and outs of this process will ensure that your facility remains educated and compliant.
Coding productivity held steady for 2019 but the impact of misalignment between coding and CDI and unanswered physician queries suggest there's room for improvement. HIM Briefings' 2019 coding productivity survey dug into productivity benchmarks, coding accuracy benchmarks, and the impact of workflows and department structure.