Q:I have a question about code T83.512, Nephrostomy tube catheter associated infection, which leads to DRG 698-700. I understand that this is not considered a HAC, but is it still a catheter associated infection from a device...Read More »
Launching in September of this year, the ACDIS Leadership Council will connect forward-thinking CDI leaders through personalized insight-sharing and networking experiences that will forge valuable relationships, advance strategic...Read More »
Laurie L. Prescott, RN, MSN, CCDS, CDIP, CRC, CDI education director at HCPro in Middleton, Massachusetts, presents the “CDI Management Essentials,” pre-conference event on Sunday, May 19 through Monday, May 20 ahead of...Read More »
One of my favorite roles in my job as ACDIS director is serving as host of the online program ACDIS Radio. For those that don’t know, ACDIS Radio is a free program that requires only registration. It airs every other Wednesday from 11:30-noon.
CMS released the FY 2020 IPPS proposed rule on Tuesday, April 23. Coming in at 1,824 pages long, the rule includes nearly 1,500 CC/MCC designation changes, 324 changes to the ICD-10-CM codes, updates to...Read More »