CDI- Time to Revisit, Revise, Revamp & Reengineer

Now that ACDIS Annual National Conference has concluded, this is an excellent time to revisit and potentially revise and revamp our current clinical documentation improvement initiatives. Clinical documentation improvement, while considered a service business, is quite similar to most other product lines in the sense of finite and distinct end point life cycles. Take automobile […]

EHR Fraud- A Slippery Slope

An article in the Fierce EMR daily newsletter titled EHR Fraud: A Slippery Slope caught my attention, not because electronic health records have the potential to perpetuate fraud, but for the fact EHRs potentially promote abusive coding and billing Consider the templates and “ease of use” structured drop down menus, not to mention wide spread, […]

By |April 23rd, 2015|Compliance, Documentation Effectiveness|0 Comments

Ensuring clear and concise documentation critical for case managers –

Ensuring clear and concise documentation critical for case managers –

By |April 23rd, 2015|CDI, Compliance, Documentation Effectiveness|0 Comments

ACDIS Radio Show Recording Available

The recorded version of the ACDIS Radio Show titled How CDI must adapt to healthcare reform with Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, C-CDI, CCDS, C-DAM, is now available for listening. I encourage you listen in for a relevant discussion on how and why the profession of CDI must embrace change in […]

By |February 26th, 2015|CDI, Compliance|0 Comments

Guidance to Address Billing Errors

Medicare Quarterly Provider Compliance Newsletter
This newsletter is designed to provide education on how to avoid common billing errors and other erroneous activities when dealing with the Medicare Fee-For- Service (FFS) Program. It includes guidance to help health care professionals address and avoid the top issues of the particular Quarter. There are more than one billion […]

By |January 29th, 2015|Compliance, Documentation Effectiveness, Medicare|0 Comments