This article will discuss three different timing approaches that can be used in outpatient CDI programs with an emphasis on prospective reviews.
Is documentation improvement and proper use of ICD-10-CM critical to the nation’s healthcare debate? I say definitively yes, in every way.
Healthcare providers in all patient care settings are faced with a variety of reimbursement methodologies and many are associated with a quality element.
Performance is measured within the population, not just the outcome of interest, and APR-DRG is missing the mark.
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.
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.