On June 11, the ACDIS Advisory Board submitted comments to CMS regarding proposed changes to the Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems (IPPS) and proposed fiscal year 2013 rates, as published in the May 11, 2012 Federal Register (CMS-1588-P). Its comments addressed...Read More »
CMS recently posted two separate sets of data that provide nationwide statistics on its Recovery Auditor program. The first update contains improper payment figures as well as the top Recovery Auditor issue per region. In the second update, CMS provides appeals statistics for fiscal year 2011....Read More »
Does your facility mandate physician participation in CDI orientation?
That’s the question SC ACDIS Chapter leader Rebecca “Ali” Williams, RN, BSN, CCDS, manager of documentation integrity for Spartanburg (SC) Regional Medical Center & Village Hospital asked fellow chapter...Read More »