Tomorrow (Friday, August 12), we’ll open up speaking applications for the 2017 ACDIS conference. Our 2017 program, which takes place May 9-12, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, marks the 10th annual ACDIS conference. We hope you can join us, and we’d love to have you share your ideas,...Read More »
The new MCC/CC lists in 2017 IPPS Final Rule released by CMS on August 2, include several new codes and many new combination codes with greater specificity. Most, however, have little effect on CDI specialists’ daily work. One item, however, hypertension, should raise some interest.Read More »
As the healthcare industry shifts from traditional fee-for-service to a value-based and quality-driven model, CDI specialists should be aware of the principles that drive risk adjustment payments. “I describe it as traveling down parallel to that which we travel to establish the DRG,” says...Read More »
The next ACDIS Quarterly Membership Conference Call will take place on August 18, at 1 p.m., eastern. Registration information has been e-mailed to all members. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing the dial-in information about joining the webinar.
When CDI professionals from the state of Washington first started meeting, the half dozen or so participants headed to a nearby restaurant (the now closed Zoopa Organics) to share their stories and a meal. That was in 2009.
In 2014, the group of 20 or so, gathered in Capital Medical...Read More »