Year by year, organizations rely more and more on their data analytics. In this article you will be provided with: An overview of key statistics to include in your coding compliance audits, a Questionnaire to determine if you need a coding compliance audit program…Read More
Make Room for Exceptions: This years’ updates to the ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting include a new section, updates to an existing section, new guidance on a body part, some editorial changes and the introduction to the possibility of exceptions for special cases.Read More
Karen Youmans, MPA, RHIA, CCS, President and CEO of YES HIM Consulting, and Vanessa Youmans, MA, RHIA, CCS, CPC, Director, Outpatient and ProFee Services co-authored their latest ProFee Case Study in the Journal of AHIMA – October Edition.
AS HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS strive for continuous efficiency and sustainability, mergers and acquisitions (M&A)among diverse medical facilities provides organizations new opportunities to reduce costs and generate a larger footprint in both current and new markets…Read More
Manual errors, input omissions, and timing concerns could be instigating more denials than you realize. Keep an eye on these collective reasons for insurance denials to see if you can constrict your billing approach and reduce your rate of denials.Read More
The 10th release of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) is the most recent cutting-edge edition to the system of codes that categorizes every disease or health problem around the globe. The earlier edition was published about four decades ago, and henceforth the release of ICD-10 coding was predicted as a sweeping change in the world of medical coding.Read More
Why is HCC coding important for patient and providers & how the HCC coding specialist can contribute to benefiting patient quality scores, higher shared saving, and an improved patient experience.Read More
A detailed overview of the 2020 Proposed Rule for the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) CMS-1716-P, which was released April 23, 2019 and published in the Federal Register, May 3, 2019.Read More
A brief overview of how ICD-10 coding can impact in various stages within the revenue cycle management process including key aspects in which ICD-10 coding can improve DNFB.Read More
This case study summary provides an analysis on the unique challenges a medical facility faces when merging with independent practices (I.E. the impact on overall medical coding quality, turnover rate, and productivity), and the solutions we have crafted to be implemented for maximum results.Read More
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