ACDIS’ 15th anniversary, FY 2023 IPPS update

Today’s guests are Tamara Hicks, RN, CCS, CCDS, ACM-RN, CCDS-O, the director of clinical documentation excellence at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and Laurie Prescott, RN, MSN, CCDS, CCDS-O, CDIP, CRC, the interim director of ACDIS as well as the director of CDI education for HCPro. Today’s show is part of the “Talking CDI” series. In every episode of this series, ACDIS Director of Programming Rebecca Hendren discusses CDI topics with guests including members of the ACDIS Advisory Board or other experienced CDI leaders from around the country to discuss strategic topics related to the state of the industry, where CDI is going, or opportunities for advancement.

During today’s show, Prescott discusses the fiscal year (FY) 2023 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule which goes into effect on October 1, 2022. To accompany the conversation, Prescott has provided a PowerPoint covering the notable changes, which can be accessed for free here.

Our intro and outro music for the ACDIS Podcast is “medianoche” by Dee Yan-Kay and our ad music is “Take Me Higher” by Jahzzar, both obtained from the Free Music Archive.

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