55% of Black patients with both COVID-19 and type 1 diabetes also presented with diabetic ketoacidosis—a serious condition that can lead to coma or death—according to a study published in the Journal...Read More »
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) will be conducting a second round of audits to determine whether acute care hospitals are being inappropriately reimbursed for outpatient services provided to inpatients, according to an update to its...Read More »
Amid the many recent COVID-19 coding updates, it may have been easy to overlook Medicare’s new COVID-19 treatments add-on payment (NCTAP). The NCTAP is applied in addition to the MS-DRG payment for inpatient cases.
The ACDIS Regulatory Committee has released insight for the NCTAP for use...Read More »
Every January, ACDIS asks its members to participate in a short survey to share their thoughts about membership benefits. It’s an opportunity for members to share what they love about ACDIS and what they wish ACDIS might provide its members in the coming year.
Everyone has a story to share. Perhaps you’ve come to the CDI profession by way of a career in physical therapy or transitioned into CDI from coding after having been a foreign medical graduate. Perhaps you recently got permission to create a CDI-specific email newsletter targeted to...Read More »