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?
Despite clinical documentation specialists and coding professionals working diligently toward common objectives—accuracy, transparency, availability, compliance, information integrity—there is often a disconnect between applications of code methodology.
Outside of the US, CDI programs are being implemented, leading to increased demand for CDI specialists and a keen interest in the CDIP credential.
While the announcement of a CDI program may give some physicians cause for excitement, the coming change might make others want to run and hide.