ACDIS celebrated its 10th annual CDI Week from September 14-18, recognizing CDI professionals across the country for the incredible work they do. Facilities and local chapters nationwide joined the fun, embracing the theme, “CDI: Coming to an Organization Near You” fully with posters, backdrops...

by Howard Rodenberg, MD, MPH, CCDS

The ICD-10-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee met September 8-9 to consider revisions to ICD-10 code set. The ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee is a joint effort of CMS and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)....

Every month, you will find a new topic or question along with the committee’s findings posted to this page and publicized in CDI Strategies.

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Peggy Rice, RN, BSN, MBA, CCDS, CDI specialist at Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George, Utah, and a member of the 2020 CDI Week Committee, answered these questions. 

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Did you know that nearly 41% of CDI departments are involved in the denials management or appeals process and nearly 40% of their denials come from private payers? Did you know that more than 80% of CDI professionals query, even when the query outcome only impacts a quality measure rather than...

Brian Simpson, MS, RRT, CCDS, CCDS-O, CDIP, CCS, CCS-P, CRC, a CDI specialist at Penn Highlands Healthcare in DuBois, Pennsylvania, a member of the Central Pennsylvania ACDIS chapter, and a member of the 2020 CDI Week Committee, answered these questions. 

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Audrey Murray, BSN, RN, CCDS, CDI specialist at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital in Humble, Texas, a member of the 2020 CDI Week Committee, answered these questions.

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