Known primarily as a medical transcription and documentation firm, Tennessee-based Spheris was nevertheless the nation’s second-largest provider of clinical documentation technology and services. Earlier this month, the company filed for bankruptcy, according to an article in the ...Read More »
Within the Alphabetic Index of ICD-9-CM is a Neoplasm table that assists coders in assigning diagnosis codes (Vols. 1-2). The table is structured based off the specific location of the neoplasm as well as the type of neoplasm. There are four types of neoplasms on the neoplasm table:...Read More »
When CDI programs fail it’s typically due to a lack of physician involvement, says Glenn Krauss, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI, an independent CDI specialist and reimbursement consultant.
“[CDI specialists] don’t do a good job of...Read More »