ACDIS formed the CDI Roadmap Committee in September 2011 to help define some of the core foundations and structures of the CDI profession. The committee’s work includes defining the broad goals and objectives of CDI, outlining staffing and productivity considerations, developing goals for mature...Read More »
HHS proposed electronic health record (EHR) systems’ Stage 2 meaningful use requirements in a February 24 release. Meaningful use as defined during Stage 2 consists of online access for patients to their health information...Read More »
After serving as the president of the National Quality Forum (NQF) for more than six years, Janet Corrigan earlier this month announced her plans to leave her post at the non-profit membership organization,...Read More »
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recovered nearly $4.1 billion in taxpayer dollars in Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 thanks to its increased healthcare fraud prevention and enforcement efforts, according to a recent...Read More »
The Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) for J12, which covers Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and the District of Columbia recently got a new name—Novitas Solutions, Inc., according to a March 1...Read More »
March is “National Nutrition Month,” according to a recent release from CMS. CDI departments can take advantage of the national push to raise awareness of obesity and malnutrition by tyingdocumentation improvement efforts into the national initiative.