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.
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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.
Composing a compliant query is the most important task for the querying professional.
If you’re a case manager, you know firsthand how busy and hectic the job can be at times. Between being on your feet all day to working multiple shifts, it’s easy to feel burned out.
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.
Hello Valued MedPartners Nurses! It goes without saying that nurses are a significant asset to our organization.
The Importance of Continued Education for CDI Professionals When it comes to the clinical documentation improvement (CDI) field, it’s important to remember that learning doesn’t start and stop in the classroom.
Why Communication is Essential for Acute Care Case Managers It’s hard to find a healthcare concentration that requires as much communication as acute care case management.
Though artificial intelligence (AI) like robots and computers will never completely replace the work of doctors, nurses, and many other hospital staff members, there’s no doubt AI is changing the healthcare industry.