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Tag: denials

Blog Post

Closing the coding and documentation denial gap

August 18, 2021 / By Keri Hunsaker

Reducing denials is a top priority for every health care organization and revenue cycle department. The ultimate goal is to somehow create a process that eliminates the need to review […]

Knowledge Lab Post

Article: Fight until the very end: Sepsis denials

How well is your organization navigating the two different sets of sepsis criteria? Krysten Brooks, 3M senior health care performance advisor, discusses documentation and coding best practices to prevent sepsis […]

Knowledge Lab Post

Webinar: Capture CDI accuracy to drive quality and revenue in the emergency department

With Bobbie Starkey

Discover how documentation specialists can drive best practices in the ED to promote quality outcomes, reduce denials and improve CDI accuracy in this webinar featuring Bobbie Starkey.

Knowledge Lab Post

Article: News bringing coding compliance into the digital age prevents denials

Hospitals have relied on a relatively manual process and retrospective audits for coding compliance, but new technology is streamlining the process, allowing providers to get ahead of denials.

Blog Post

The growing obesity epidemic: What to do about outpatient obesity denials?

November 21, 2018 / By Camille Ruiz, RHIA

As I look forward to pulling the turkey out of the oven tomorrow and placing it on the table between the gravy and the green bean casserole, I’m reminded of […]

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HIMagine That: Sepsis and clinical denial justification

June 30, 2017 / By Sue Belley, RHIA, Donna Smith, RHIA

Donna:  Hi, Sue – I’ve been hearing that many hospitals are getting denials for records with sepsis coded as the diagnosis. Sue: Why are they getting denied for that? Donna: […]

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Audits look at more than correct E/M coding

November 4, 2016 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

This month, Inside Angle blogger Rebecca Caux-Harry discusses E/M coding guidelines with Andee Andriole, 3M senior manager of outpatient consulting services. Rebecca:  Hi Andee, it was great seeing you at […]