This past year has brought to light many of the ills of our society, highlighting needed changes on almost all levels of healthcare, societal norms, and issues of social justice. Together, we look in the rearview mirror with a collective sigh, a sadness and...Read More »
This month, CMS begins auditing a sample of hospitals for compliance with price transparency rule. The rule, effective January 1, 2021, requires all United States hospitals to provide publicly available charge information about services offered. While there has been much pushback from hospitals...Read More »
My organizations is considering implementing a pay scale for CDI specialists based on whether they hold the CCDS certification or not, but are not sure how much of an increase to implement. What are some possible examples of how to do it or what the increase should be?Read More »
CDI professionals review physician documentation but how are departments documenting their own efforts? ACDIS is looking for templates of how CDI professionals document their medical record review efforts for inclusion in the “Policies & Procedures” section of ACDIS’ resources. The goal is...Read More »
ACDIS’ volunteer boards and committees are the heartbeat of our organization. The people serving in these groups provide best-practice guidance, review materials for publication, advocate on behalf of the association’s members, plan celebrations and appreciation programs, and much more.
This week saw 21 million COVID-19 cases across the United States with more than 350,000 deaths. Those working in CDI have been called to help their organizations handle the pandemic in a myriad of way. ACDIS needs your help in assessing the surge of COVID-19 and its impact on your healthcare...Read More »