Obstetrical coding can be challenging for most coders. Most coders have an understanding of gestational diabetes & hypertension due to specific guidelines.
Category: Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI)
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.
A few of the reasons for second-level review opportunities could be timing of the CDI professional’s review.
Many coders struggle with coding spinal fusion procedures. First, the terminology can be confusing.
The 2020 IPPS Proposed Rule indicates many changes to ICD-10 for FY 2020 including some significant ones to MS-DRG payments-some higher and some lower.
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.
Once a CDI professional’s clinical skills are at an expert level, their coding expertise must follow suit.