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Urgent Care Boom Equates to Increase in Hospitals Revenue per Admission

By JJ Crumbley | July 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Urgent Care Boom Equates to Increase in Hospitals Revenue per Admission Over the course of the last decade, U.S. hospitals are continuing to expand their […]

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YES CDIS: Liaison between CDI and Coding

By Amy Davis | July 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

The role of the YES Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) Specialist is to be a liaison and a partner, to compare the facility CDIS Medicare severity diagnosis-related group (MS-DRG) to the facility coder MS-DRG when there is a mismatch between the two MS-DRGs.

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ICD-10-PCS Codes Updates – FY2019

By Ann Zeisset | July 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2019 ICD-10-PCS code changes for fiscal year(FY) 2019.  After the codes are approved in the FY 2019 IPPS Final Rule, they will be implemented by all hospital inpatient coding professionals with discharges occurring on October 1, 2018.

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EHR still needs HUMAN LEVEL interaction to be efficient

By Karen Youmans | July 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Though many patients and healthcare providers complain about the use of EHRs, there is a set of guidelines that can make the EHR an effective tool to improve communication and trust between patients and providers.

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New Medicare Cards: Get Ready For a New Process

By Karen Youmans | May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

New Medicare Cards: Get Ready For a New Process The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has officially started to mail new Medicare cards […]

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VA and Cerner agree on EHR – What’s next?

By Mari Cely | May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

VA and Cerner agree on EHR – What’s next? It took several months of delays, but finally the Veterans Affairs Department and Cerner have agreed […]

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