The Office of Inspector General (OIG) will be conducting a second round of audits to determine whether acute care hospitals are being inappropriately reimbursed for outpatient services provided to inpatients, according to an update to its...Read More »
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What areas in the facility should be reviewed as part of outpatient CDI reviews (e.g., emergency department, same-day surgery, hospital-owned physician practices, etc.)? Does outpatient CDI include patients in the hospital currently in observation status? Do inpatient CDI specialists review...Read More »