According to a status report, the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has reduced its backlog of Medicare appeals at the Administrative Law Judge level by 43% through...Read More »
Q: Our dietitians send cases needing a query for malnutrition to our CDI staff. Previously, they were notifying providers of the need for the documentation of the diagnosis directly, but from a compliance perspective, they were more comfortable with us owning the formal query...Read More »
According to an audit from the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG), the Ohio State University Hospital received millions in overpayments during the audit period because of coding and...Read More »
We’re considering doing a chart audit of our neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) but aren’t sure what the value of that would be. Do you have experience auditing your NICU charts? If so, what did you find?Read More »
Denials management and the appeals process has been on the rise as a popular CDI expansion area for years. As more and more CDI departments venture into this area, they need data to help them benchmark their progress and denial rates over time.
That’s where ACDIS’ latest polling question...Read More »