I know that summer doesn’t officially begin for a few more weeks, but June always feels like the unofficial start of summer. It’s when the weather really starts to stay consistently warm in New England, the sun is up later into the evening, restaurants switch over...Read More »
The ongoing VA efforts to modernize their electronic health record (EHR) system will likely cost between $1 billion and $2.6 billion more than originally estimated, according to an audit performed by the Veterans Affairs’ (VA)...Read More »
I believe there was a Coding Clinic several years ago where the diagnosis of “mental incompetence” was changed to “intellectual disability,” but I can’t seem to locate it. What ICD-10 code should be used if a person is documented as “mentally incompetent”?Read More »
CDI Week serves as an annual week of recognition for those professionals in the clinical documentation integrity field to be celebrated. This year, CDI Week takes place September 13-17, and includes a free sponsored webinar, daily Q&As from our...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.
Each fall we join our revenue cycle, quality, and coding colleagues in a race to read and understand the impacts of the newest ICD-10-CM coding changes and the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule. As CDI professionals, we can...Read More »