Many facilities worry about the affect the new code set will have on MS-DRGs and their payments. Although the overall code changes are said to be budget neutral, that does not necessarily mean that all codes will continue to map to the MS-DRGs they do today...Read More »
"[Recovery Auditors] are doing a really good job at identifying the patients who don't have sepsis, and they're taking the money back," says ACDIS Advisory Board member Robert S. Gold, MD, CEO of DCBA, Inc., in Atlanta.
Q: I am part of a fairly new CDI department trying to amp-up our physician education/guidelines. To that end, I have been reviewing the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (the Academy) and the American Society for Parental and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN...Read More »