ACDIS tends to see an influx of new members in September (hi, new CDI Week friends!), so it seems a good time to take a few moments to remind our members—old and new—about the resources at their disposal on the ACDIS website. Those who’ve been around ACDIS for...Read More »
Those working in healthcare should not expect many more fully risk-based payment models from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), CMS Chief Operating Officer Jon Blum said during the National Association of Accountable Care...Read More »
The Medicare 2022 Physician Fee Schedule includes CPT codes for remote therapeutic monitoring, suggesting that telehealth policies implemented in response to COVID-19 may be here to stay. According to...Read More »
The CMS released its interim final rule on surprise medical billing, introducing a process whereby payers and providers could negotiate payments for “out-of-network” billing. Each side, however, gave the long-awaited provisions decidedly different receptions.
I’ve been told that in most cases codes for viral causative organisms, B95-97, will not add a CC or an MCC. However, I thought that identifying a causative organism often does add a CC/MCC. Could you clarify this for me?Read More »
CDI programs used to focus overwhelmingly on the financial. CDI professionals reviewed records for accurate code assignment and reimbursement. With the advent of value-based purchasing programs and other pay-for-performance measures, many CDI teams have shifted their focus to a more holistic...Read More »