This judicial term, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has agreed to hear two joint cases regarding the standard of scienter (“intent or knowledge of wrongdoing”) in legal situations pertaining to the False Claims Act (FCA).
Q: If the radiology or pathology report stated ovarian cancer but the physician never documented an ovarian mass, is it true you can’t use a present on admission (POA) query to capture the ovarian cancer because the physician made no reference to it? Would you need to use either an...Read More »
It’s crazy to think about, but the 2023 ACDIS conference is just barely a month away! The ACDIS team is busy planning all the last-minute details to ensure an experience brimming with unparalleled educational content, a host of networking...Read More »
Aspiration pneumonia is a serious, life-threatening, all-too-common condition that doesn’t always get the attention it arguably deserves. Coding and CDI departments should have a solid understanding of the coding rules and clinical indicators associated with aspiration pneumonia, as well as the...Read More »
CDI audits are not only important for establishing and promoting compliancy standards, but they are also crucial for professional growth, according to educator Ella Elizee, MSN, RN, CCDS, a CDI educator, and Joanne Mullins, DNP, MSN, RN,...Read More »