About 30% of ED visits among patients with common chronic conditions are potentially unnecessary, leading to $8.3 billion in additional healthcare...Read More »
An inpatient study published in the Journal of the Academy of...Read More »
With special guests Ann Donnelly, RN, BSN, CCDS, manager of CDI for Ardent Health Services, Tulsa Region, Hillcrest Medical Center, and Darcy Watts, RN, CDI...
Insufficient documentation. That’s the biggest reason for improper payments for Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) code...Read More »
Q: I have a question about DRG 963. I’ve heard that we need three different trauma diagnoses...Read More »
According to a recent survey...Read More »
“Is my patient with elevated troponin having an MI?” With the new,...Read More »
Sepsis is a common clinical finding in patients admitted to the hospital. Documenting the presence of sepsis is critical to best determine each...Read More »
Charlene Compher, PhD, RD, LDN, FASPEN, and Richard Pinson, MD, FACP, CCS, will present “GLIM: The New Malnutrition Clinical Criteria and...Read More »
This paper provides a timeline of the various sepsis definitions and their implications for CDI and coding. Additionally, this paper includes a list of policy recommendations from the ACDIS Regulatory Committee.