Back in the days of ICD-9 coding, the encoder was pretty straightforward when it came to procedure coding. Nowadays, the encoder will help craft a PCS code that looks right but isn’t quite right.
This brief online article will review selected aspects of MIPS with an emphasis on decisions that should be made in the near term.
As the healthcare industry moves toward value-based payment, making the shift from denial management to denial prevention is essential.
When I heard the term “CDI” in one of my class lectures, I wanted to learn more about what the term meant. In my research, I realized I knew a lot more about clinical documentation improvement then I originally thought.
Data stewards provide many benefits to an organization, from improved data quality to cost efficiencies. Data stewards are essential to ensure standard data sets and definitions are implemented and used for data integrity and quality.