The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted the fiscal year (FY) 2021 ICD-10-CM final code changes. There were no changes to the proposed list of 490 new, 47 revised, and 58 invalidated codes that were released in...Read More »
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) recently released its annual report to Congress. Each June, MedPAC reports on issues affecting the Medicare program and broader changes in...Read More »
During this time of national crisis, we have painstakingly deliberated over the fate of our upcoming ACDIS Symposium: Outpatient CDI Conference, taking into consideration expert guidance and everyone’s best interests. With those factors in mind, we have made the decision to cancel the 2020 ACDIS...Read More »
Starting a new profession is always difficult and becoming a CDI specialist is no different. While more jobs include new hire training programs—likely including some sort of lesson plan, and perhaps a designated educator—one of the most successful education tools is mentorship.