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?
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.