Each and every tool in the ACDIS Resource Library was contributed by an ACDIS member and reviewed for helpfulness and compliance by the Forms & Tools Library Committee. The Library is built by members and for members, so from time to time ACDIS asks for submissions to help fill gaps in the...Read More »
The Surviving Sepsis Campaign published new pediatric guidelines in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine earlier this month. Sepsis assessment and management in children has its own set of challenges, as most children who have symptoms of sepsis do not actually have sepsis. For example,...Read More »
by Carolyn Riel
Before launching a CDI program, it’s helpful to gather all the stakeholders and form a steering committee. This group will provide strategic oversight for both the program’s initial launch and ongoing growth. Figuring out how to form such a group and whom to...Read More »
The American Medical Association (AMA) recently published a checklist to help physician practices transition to the new evaluation and management (E/M) coding and documentation guidelines slated to take effect January 2021, JustCoding reported.
by Trey La Charité, MD, FACP, SFHM, CCS, CCDS
Let’s face it: Our organizations are under tremendous scrutiny. As the healthcare dollar shrinks, all payers strive to minimize patient care expenses to maintain profit margins. While the upfront denial of medical services is the...Read More »
The American Hospital Association (AHA) and other hospital groups filed a lawsuit December 4 challenging CMS’ hospital price transparency final rule, Revenue Cycle Advisor reported. The final rule, released November 15 and effective January 1, 2021, expands on the price transparency...Read More »