I once heard a quote that went something along the lines of, “Sure, what if everything goes wrong? But what if everything goes right? What if everything turns out better than you could have ever imagined?”
I think sometimes people are intimidated to apply...Read More »
UnitedHealthcare Group’s earnings report shows that the company earned $17.3 billion in total profit for calendar year 2021 and increase of roughly $2 billion, up from $15.4 billion in 2020....Read More »
A study published by Health Affairs found that Black patients were 2.54 times more likely to have negative descriptors in the EHR notes compared to white patients. The study sampled history and physical...Read More »
Do we need to provide choices of "unable to determine" and "other, please specify" on our multiple-choice written queries? It was recommended that we use one or the other, citing the 2019 ACDIS/AHIMA Guidelines for Achieving a Compliant Query Practice. These choices would be in...Read More »
Since ACDIS conducted its first CDI Salary Survey, respondents have incrementally reported higher annual salaries. Given the state of the world, and healthcare specifically, it wouldn’t be surprising to see less drastic gains in compensation and benefits over the past few years.
Only those working in the CDI field for at least two years are eligible to sit for the certified clinical documentation specialist (CCDS) credential. The exam aims to measure not only the candidates’ experience level but also their level of expertise. The ACDIS community—the volunteer...Read More »