Coding Professionals have been working with ICD-9-CM since 1979 and little did they know the codes they assigned would permeate every business process in healthcare.
Category: CDI Professional
Beginning with October 1, 2019 discharges coders will have to understand deep pressure injuries and know how to code them.
The key to properly coding hernia procedures is knowing what questions to ask yourself as you read through the patient’s health record.
The clinical care team, those whose attention is the care of the patient, is laser focused on the patient and that is where the CDI professional, who is a member of the clinical medical record team should remain focused.
Obstetrical coding can be challenging for most coders. Most coders have an understanding of gestational diabetes & hypertension due to specific guidelines.
If you’re embarking on a new journey as a traveling CDI specialist, you’re probably experiencing a variety of emotions, ranging from excitement to nervousness.
Denial reduction in the outpatient (OP) environment stems from the knowledge of the factors that contribute to risk.
Composing a compliant query is the most important task for the querying professional.
When a CDI audit is in a facility’s future, several factors should be considered for a smooth and successful outcome.