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.
When a CDI audit is in a facility’s future, several factors should be considered for a smooth and successful outcome.
Clinical Documentation Specialists (CDSs) practice great communication skills by using their extensive experience, expertise, and share their knowledge, which by the way, includes the Two Midnight Rule.
In today’s value-based landscape, transparency has become the norm and the rightful focus is on the patient.
DRG validation, a program used by healthcare organizations to reduce risk, defend claims and ensure accuracy of coded items, plays a specific role in proper coding practices.
There has been much discussion recently regarding clinical validation and with good reason. Every patient, whether in the hospital or the myriad of other venues where one presents for care, has a right to receive high quality health care with a medical record that outlines this process – this is a point all can agree …
Improving ICD-10 Education ICD-10 is the new “name of the game” for U.S. medical coders.
MedPartners University (MPU) Graduates Second Group of ICD-10 Training Students October 8, 2015 Tampa, FL – MedPartners University (MPU) is proud to announce that our second group of students, a class of 120, has completed our proprietary ICD-10 training course.