Proper Documentation is Critical to Our Modern Healthcare System
Mar29

Proper Documentation is Critical to Our Modern Healthcare System

Is documentation improvement and proper use of ICD-10-CM critical to the nation’s healthcare debate? I say definitively yes, in every way.

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CDI and Quality Initiatives
Feb27

CDI and Quality Initiatives

Healthcare providers in all patient care settings are faced with a variety of reimbursement methodologies and many are associated with a quality element.

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Myth Busted: Maximizing APR-DRG Risk Staves Off Performance Penalties
Jan30

Myth Busted: Maximizing APR-DRG Risk Staves Off Performance Penalties

Performance is measured within the population, not just the outcome of interest, and APR-DRG is missing the mark.

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Looking Beyond RNs for CDI Roles
Dec28

Looking Beyond RNs for CDI Roles

CDI has become a hot topic over the years, with widespread interest and debate regarding who qualifies to be a CDI professional. The fact that there is little specialized academic education or curriculum for CDI only intensifies the debate.

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A Student’s Perspective on CDI
Nov28

A Student’s Perspective on CDI

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.

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CDI in Denials Management
Oct30

CDI in Denials Management

The importance of high quality documentation has come to the attention of denials management teams. For this reason, organizations are beginning to incorporate CDI professionals into the denials process.

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