As a number of Middle Eastern countries like the United Arab Emirates transition from a single payer system to one that’s privatized with multiple payers, coding systems are increasingly being used for reimbursement there.
In this CDI Summit preview, a presenter from the July 31 to August 1 conference offers tips for refreshing an existing CDI program.
A guideline update has brought some confusion as coding and CDI professionals navigate when to assign a present on admission status to pressure injuries.
As alternative payment models and value-based care initiatives are gradually enacted, CDI has become more necessary to their success than ever. And the key to a successful CDI program is solid querying practices.
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?