Clinical Documentation Improvement and Social Determinants of Health The Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) profession continues to evolve as its importance strengthens.
Blog by David Reece, BSN, RN, CCDS, Consulting Director, Outpatient CDI Solutions, MedPartners University Collaboration between various departments and service lines in the healthcare setting is often a challenging venture due to competing focuses, priorities, software systems, operating in a silo mentality, hospital culture, and people not wanting to share “ownership or control” of a …
The Next Big Thing in Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) From the beginning, the hospital inpatient was the focus of a CDI program.
Denial management is a broad term that encompasses the entire revenue cycle in an organization. From the first notification of a procedure, test or encounter to the notification of the denial, the potential for a denial is real.
Together with The Center for the Advancement of Healthcare Professionals, AMN Healthcare has partnered with the DAISY Foundation™ to recognize clinicians for the extraordinary skillful, compassionate care they provide patients and families.
The Value of Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) and the Two Midnight Rule Nancy Lero BSN, RN, CCDS, CDIP, CBCS MedPartners CDI Specialist Consultant In the good old days, the process of caring for patients and payment for services was quite simple – physicians treated their patients extensively and the length of stay was not an …
CMS Hierarchical Condition Categories through a different lens Wahiyda Harding MSA, RHIA, CCS Education and Training Mentor MedPartners | MPU Division Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs) were first implemented by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in 2004 as a payment model that adjusts for risk of mortality (ROI) and severity of illness (SOI).
By Dianne M. Cleveland, RHIA, CTR The United States spends almost twice the money on cancer care costs than countries in Europe.
Blog by David Reece, BSN, RN, CCDS, Consulting Director, Outpatient CDI Solutions, MedPartners University Starting an Outpatient Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) program can be a daunting task, but deciding who the best fit for staffing the program is can be challenging as well.