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Article: Review proper HCC capture for inpatient wound care

With Bobbie Starkey

Using wound care as an example, Bobbie Starkey, RHIT, CCS-P, shares why proper documentation and coding of hierarchical condition categories (HCCs) are essential across the continuum of care.

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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 […]

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Documentation and coding for HCCs in the wound care setting

July 12, 2021 / By Bobbie Starkey

As Medicare Advantage (MA) organizations report chronic disease conditions using ICD-10-CM encounter data to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for use in the hierarchical condition category (HCC) […]

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Physician documentation: Let’s not solve one problem by causing another

May 19, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

As part of a clinical improvement project, I was reviewing charts in a hospital and was dismayed by how much junk I had to wade through to find out what […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: A return to relationship-oriented health care

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore, and with me today is Dr. Christine Sinsky. She is the vice president of professional […]

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Infographic: Soothe the burn: Ease physician burnout with speech recognition

Clinicians battle widespread burnout and dissatisfaction in a complex health care environment with competing priorities, administrative burden and lack of time. What if technology helped cut documentation time and increased […]

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Breathing air into ARDS: Understanding a common manifestation of COVID-19

March 10, 2021 / By Audrey Howard, RHIA, Sue Belley, RHIA

Since the start of the pandemic, health care professionals have focused on understanding acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) as a manifestation of COVID-19. Although ARDS was first clinically recognized in […]

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The value of encounters: It’s about time

July 6, 2020 / By Allison Morgan, MS, CPC

Time flies… 2021 is approaching quickly, bringing with it anticipated E/M changes. A primary focus of the upcoming changes is the element of time and its evolving role in CPT […]

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Article: Coding Corner: E/M Changes Afoot

With Barbara Aubry, RN

This article from Barbara Aubry details the key elements of the E/M changes for 2021.

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Article: More than a buzzword: How AI can deliver real-world value and put the human touch back in healthcare

Detlef Koll, Vice President of Product Development at 3M, speaks about AI in health care. He discusses how the number of AI solutions is growing and how AI is profoundly […]

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The symptoms of poor clinical indications in professional coding

July 19, 2019 / By Allison Morgan, MS, CPC

During a recent webinar I attended, participants were asked about their biggest documentation challenge as professional coders. Almost half of the attendees reported that vague or absent language in the […]

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ICD-10 diagnosis coding: The impact of equivocal language

April 17, 2019 / By Karla VonEschen, CPC, CPMA

Spring means different things depending on what part of the country you live in. For me, spring means melting snow, flowers and spring cleaning. This also seems like a good […]