By Howard Rodenberg, MD, MPH, CCDS
You’ve certainly heard the phrase, “timing is everything.” Turns out that like most age-old...Read More »
Ginger Boyle, MD, CCDS, CDIP, CCS, CCS-P, is a physician advisor at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System in Spartanburg, South Carolina.Read More »
This sample CDI II job description was provided by Diane Kohler, RN, CCDS, manager of the CDI department at Centura Health in
Like all reporting structures, CMS updates its HCC list each year. Recently, version 23 was released, and it contains some notable additions that...Read More »
Like all reporting structures, CMS updates its Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) list each year. Recently, version 23 was released, and it contains some notable additions that CDI professionals—whether inpatient or outpatient—must be aware of.
The HCC model is a risk-adjustment...
What makes the ACDIS Conference so special? In this video, ACDIS Director...Read More »
By Tracy Boldt, RN, BSN, CCDS, CDIP, and Ellen Jantzer, RN, MSN, CCDS, CCS, CRC
The rules of compliant query practice do not...Read More »
by Lynette Kramer, MA, RHIA
A contemporary denial avoidance and management program should be a cross-functional, ongoing...Read More »
By Brian Murphy
Outpatient CDI has been compared to the “wild west,” and with good reason. It reminds me very much of what the old...Read More »
The Chapter Advisory Board (CAB) is made up of nine former and current local...Read More »