How to Minimize the Stress of a Compliance Audit There’s no question that compliance audits of your healthcare facility can present a certain degree of stress for your staff, no matter how prepared you may be.
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Medical billers work in facilities’ administrative offices to help their organizations prevent medical billing errors, keep costs down and update patients’ medical records.
Hospital-based cancer registries are not regulated by any specific entity on a state or national level.
When a CDI audit is in a facility’s future, several factors should be considered for a smooth and successful outcome.
If your facility has been experiencing turnover at a skyrocketing level, it’s time to realize it’s probably not your employees with the problem – it’s you.
The significant role CDI plays in healthcare has become apparent with the transition from the inpatient to the outpatient environment and from a financial to a quality focus.
When first starting an Outpatient Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) program, it’s important to identify which departments you will need to interact with and who will be impacted through the CDI process.
As its importance was realized, CDI expanded from a single setting reimbursement focus to a quality based, multiple setting focus…
Denial prevention is best practiced via a team approach by including CDI, HIM, Quality, Denials/Compliance, and Medical Staff representation in regular meetings, thus trends and opportunities for denial prevention can be identified early.