The duty to preserve is triggered by knowledge of actual litigation or reasonable anticipation of litigation.
Hospital billing is complex and accuracy is critical, as it can affect not only reimbursement, but hospital and physician quality scores as well.
There are several other approaches that organizations may take to achieve success and a program that actually “sticks.” One of the critical steps is effective communication and training on IG for the entire workforce.
To combat the opioid crisis, all areas of healthcare are focusing their efforts on finding solutions. Where does the field of health information management fit in? What can we do? What tools are available?
After all these years, gallstone pancreatitis still appears to be a favorite topic for RAC audits. While code assignment for this condition is straightforward, determining which of the two codes to assign as the principal diagnosis can be challenging.
While Blockchain is still a new concept to many in healthcare, it has its merits when it comes to changing the way healthcare shares information and processes data.