It is imperative that a coding professional feels engaged with their facility. The best way to do this is by acting as an advocate.
In the months leading up to the ICD-10 go-live, many hospitals implemented CAC in the hopes that it would offset anticipated productivity losses and boost coding accuracy. Did CAC fulfill its promise?
The American Health Information Management Association Standards of Ethical Coding includes new and updated information and guidance as of December 2016.
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.