Did someone mentor and guide you as you navigated through your career in CDI? Do you know someone who has dedicated their time to serving the CDI profession? When you think of what makes someone a truly stellar CDI professional, does one person come to mind?...Read More »
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) recently concluded an audit aimed at determining whether significant cost savings could be realized for the Medicare program in post-acute care (PAC) discharge policy, according to a press...Read More »
In 2020, tax-exempt hospitals provided approximately $130 billion in total benefits to their surrounding communities, $57 billion of which was used for financial assistance for patients in need,...Read More »
Q: What is your take on differential diagnoses? From The Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, it looks like they are equal to “uncertain conditions” if they are documented at the time of discharge. My concern regards the word “confirmed”: I don’t think that the...Read More »
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