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Tag: inpatient

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What to choose for the principal diagnosis (Is there a choice?)

June 26, 2020 / By Audrey Howard, RHIA

In my opinion, one of the hardest aspects of coding is selecting the principal diagnosis. It is not simply assigning a code to a documented diagnosis. It takes critical thinking […]

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A common language to manage risk and drive quality care

January 8, 2020 / By Maja Sivertsen

Health ministries across the world wrestle with the same essential challenge: providing quality health care that is sustainable. To succeed, they must balance both the financial and clinical aspects of […]

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HCCs: Whose “problem” is it? It’s an AND, not an OR!

February 26, 2018 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

HCCs are a “problem.” By that I mean no organization can ignore the impact of HCCs. No CDI specialist, HIM professional, quality specialist, provider or billing auditor can remain uneducated […]

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Annotations: A closer look

May 16, 2016 / By Clarissa George

In my last blog post, I talked about Coder Acceptance methods and I introduced the idea of rolled up CAC methods and rolled up manual methods. I also went over […]

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Video: Inpatient vs. outpatient: What determines payment?

With Donna Smith, RHIA

3M’s Donna Smith explains why the differences can impact a clinical documentation improvement program.

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Video: CDI program differences: Inpatient vs. outpatient

With Lisa Lanier

What are the differences between inpatient and outpatient CDI programs? Learn more about the unique documentation challenges facing each type of facility.

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Infographic: Clinical documentation improvement: Moving from the present state to the future

What is the future of CDI and how can organizations improve their current programs?

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