A look back at popular blogs of 2016

Dec. 29, 2016

Happy New Year and thank you to all our readers! Before we officially start 2017, catch up on five of Inside Angle’s most read blogs of 2016:

  1. Overcoming skepticism about value-based care by Kristine Daynes

Blogger Kristine Daynes examines the reasons why hospitals and physician practices are skeptical about the real value of value-based care.

  1. ICD-10: What Control is not by Rhonda Butler

The definition of the root operation Control has been revised in the 2017 ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines, but never fear! Rhonda Butler demystifies the change so you can arm yourself with the latest guidelines for defensible coding.

  1. HIMagine That: New definitions for sepsis and septic shock by Sue Belley and Donna Smith

Updates have been made to the definitions of sepsis and septic shock in the past year. Make sure you are up to speed on the latest diagnostic changes.

  1. Observations from the corner of Medicare Advantage and MACRA by Clark Cameron and Gretchen Mills

Too busy to read the entire MACRA final rule? Bloggers Gretchen Mills and Clark Cameron describe four key takeaways from the rule as it relates to Medicare Advantage.

  1. “What a Difference A Day Makes”-The coding changes and rules affecting quality by Cheryl Manchenton

In her blog, Cheryl Manchenton implores readers to explore, study and use new ICD-10 codes and metrics to create meaningful data that will help improve the quality of patient care.