A Code Is Born: The Quest from Condition to Code
Aug09

A Code Is Born: The Quest from Condition to Code

Where do new ICD-10 codes come from? How can you submit a proposal for a new code? This month’s Code Cracker discusses the process.

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HHS and OIG Announce Largest Healthcare Fraud Bust Ever

“This year’s takedown features a large-scale federal and state partnership to combat health care fraud and the opioid epidemic,” according to the Office of Inspector General.

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Beyond DRG Shifts: The Diverse Metrics of Inpatient CDI
Jul26

Beyond DRG Shifts: The Diverse Metrics of Inpatient CDI

Savvy measurement and reporting of the global effects of CDI programs on quality have become particularly important as the investment in CDI resources continues to grow across the nation.

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Slideshow: Revive Your CDI Program in Five Steps
Jul01

Slideshow: Revive Your CDI Program in Five Steps

In this CDI Summit preview, a presenter from the July 31 to August 1 conference offers tips for refreshing an existing CDI program.

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Navigating the Complexities of Pressure Injuries (Ulcers)
Jun28

Navigating the Complexities of Pressure Injuries (Ulcers)

A guideline update has brought some confusion as coding and CDI professionals navigate when to assign a present on admission status to pressure injuries.

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