To Query or Not to Query? That Is the Question. [Sponsored]
Apr28

To Query or Not to Query? That Is the Question. [Sponsored]

Do you find yourself wondering what to focus on when querying for ICD-10 specificity? Are you concerned that your organization’s query process may overwhelm providers?

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Psychologist Allegedly Disclosed Patients’ Mental Health PHI in Lawsuit Filings

A New Jersey clinical psychologist could lose his professional license due to multiple lawsuits and accusations that his practice inappropriately revealed patients’ mental health diagnoses in legal proceedings.

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Bridging the Gap between HIM Coding and CDI Professionals
Apr26

Bridging the Gap between HIM Coding and CDI Professionals

Despite clinical documentation specialists and coding professionals working diligently toward common objectives—accuracy, transparency, availability, compliance, information integrity—there is often a disconnect between applications of code methodology.

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Report: MACRA Poses Opportunity, Significant Challenges to Oncology Practices

The implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) may have an unexpected consequence for many oncology practices, according to a study from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

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What Might be the Liability of a Hospital for a Data Breach?
Apr25

What Might be the Liability of a Hospital for a Data Breach?

This month’s post focuses on a case that arose out of a data breach, which led to a class action where the plaintiffs alleged the defendant owed a legal duty to keep their information safe and prevent system vulnerabilities.

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