Between mid-2017 and pre-pandemic 2019, 774 hospitals have been penalized by the federal government for having high rates of patients with...Read More »
According to an Office of Inspector General (OIG) audit, CMS did not use...Read More »
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) released an audit report for Providence...Read More »
With special guest Frank Levanduski, BBA, RHIT, CEMC, the manager of the documentation and coding education development and delivery teams, and Patty Vitasinski, RN, CCDS...
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) will be conducting a second round of audits to determine whether acute care hospitals are being...Read More »
Because of the industry’s confusion over sepsis criteria sets, organizations find it difficult to decide which guidelines to follow for their...Read More »
Almost half of hospitals in the United States will be getting lower payments for Medicare patients due to their readmission history, according to...Read More »
It used to come annually. Every October, compliance officers across the country would delve into its pages to determine what the Office of the...Read More »
by Linnea Archibald
Typically, CDI specialists’ work happens before the bill drops, while the patient is in the hospital or...Read More »
With special guests James S. Kennedy, MD, CCS, CCDS, CDIP, president of CDIMD-Physician Champions, based in Nashville, Tennessee, and Paul R. Belton, RHIA, MHA, MBA, JD,...