With guest and co-host Allen Frady, RN, BSN, CCDS, CCS, CDI Education Specialist for ACDIS. Allen teaches clinical documentation improvement boot camps and serves as a subject...
Q: I have a question about coding HIV and HIV-related illnesses. If a physician documents a patient...Read More »
Richard Pinson, MD, FACP, CCS, answered these questions after the May...Read More »
With special guest Richard Pinson, MD, FACP, CCS, principal of Pinson and Tang in Chattanooga, TN, and co-author of the CDI Pocket Guide. Co-hosted by Laurie...
It’s a fact often cited by CDI professionals: An accurate and complete medical record can serve several important purposes—from correct coding and...Read More »
Q: Our facility asks CDI specialists to look-back six months in previous records for clinical...Read More »
By the ACDIS leadership team
The 2020 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed rule...Read More »
By Kelly Harney, RN, BSN, MA, CCDS
When I was trained in CDI, ACDIS didn’t exist. I had no encoder to use. There was hardly anyone...Read More »
This sample CHF specificity query was provided by Debra A. LeDeox, RN, CCDS, CDI coordinator at Mather Hospital in Port Jefferson, New York.
This sample has been reviewed and approved by the Forms & Tools Library...
This sample query for DVT/PE was provided by Jillian Bisbe, RN, MSN, CCDS, supervisor of CDI at Lee Health in Fort Myers, Florida. Bisbe is a member of the Forms & Tools Library Committee.
Please note that this query is sent electronically in EPIC. The title of the...