You've heard it a million times before: if it isn't documented, it isn't done. This adage is applicable to many aspects of healthcare, including...Read More »
Going into fiscal year 2018, we have just 728 ICD-10-CM code changes to introduce into our workflow, an easy feat comapred to coding updates in...Read More »
Advisory board member Jugna Shah weighs in on the policy changes of the 2018 IPPS final rule. Read More »
A two-year-old child is brought in to the emergency department with a case of croup, experiencing inflammation in the lungs as well as coughing....Read More »
Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) is shifting gears to clinical documentation integrity at WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina. The...Read More »
The Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report (PEPPER) is a treasure trove of data that can help hospitals adapt to the world of value-based purchasing, reduce risk, and stay ahead of audits. But understanding how to...
With healthcare billing growing in complexity each year, healthcare organizations must take extra steps to maximize reimbursement and maintain...Read More »