Ninety percent of hospital leaders are considering outsourcing both clinical and non-clinical functions to achieve cost-efficiencies and succeed in value-based care models, according to a Black Book survey.
Survey respondents agreed that value-based care models necessitate additional...Read More »
In a series of recent ACDIS polls, more than 75% of the 200-plus respondents said they were short staffed on nurses, nearly 50% said their physicians were short staffed, and 54% said their coding departments were short staffed.Read More »
Provider/physician engagement (pick your synonymous term for the person who diagnoses and provides medical care) has always been a core function of CDI. CDI specialists don’t just review records and issue queries to the provider. They also teach them the why...Read More »
Q: Our organization is considering outsourcing some of our CDI staffing to help us out when we have full-time employees off on extended leave or paid time off. Additionally, the outsourced staff would be helping with some specific review areas. Before we pursue this, I had some questions:...Read More »
According in the preliminary 2019 CDI Salary Survey results, 51.57% of CDI specialists (those whose primary role is record reviews) make between $70,000 and $89,000 per year, up from 45.49% year-over-year.Read More »
Oceanside Medical Group, a clinic providing mental health services in Santa Monica, California, is disputing an Office of Inspector General (OIG) report that estimated the group received $2.6 million in overpayments for...Read More »