Many coders struggle with coding spinal fusion procedures. First, the terminology can be confusing.
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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.
One of the major steps in ensuring that your CDI Professionals are performing optimallyis to provide an atmosphere for learning that is both encouraging and up to date.
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.
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How to Hire Top Clinical Documentation Specialists (CDS) The deadline to achieve ICD-10 compliance is set for October first, barring any delays.
Last spring, the deadline for the ICD-10 implementation was pushed back to October of 2015. And while this latest delay has frustrated some in the HIM field that wish the deadline would just come and go so that they can begin grappling with the consequences of the massive new system, others have embraced the extra …
All healthcare providers rely on effective medical record processing to ensure outcomes, manage costs, and comply with regulations.