November 14, 2018

With special guest Brian Cui, RHIA, CDIP, an HIM professional with more than 15 years of experience in a variety of roles in health information technology,...

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...

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Clinical validation is having a growing impact on CDI programs.  There is the financial risk of potential denials and the operational challenges of staying aligned with HIM teams where coding guidelines don’t necessarily require supporting clinical data.  These factors, along with the knowledge...

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