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
As a follow-up to our previous article “The HCC Coding Specialist: Benefiting payers, providers, and patients” we now delve in deeper to the background and overview of HCC risk adjustment for the Medicare Advantage Program.Read More
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) developed Patient Safety Indicators (PSI) to judge the quality of care at Hospitals. The data can be used:
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
Every disease, injury, and symptom has its own ICD-10 code. But what exactly is their purpose and what makes them so important?Read More
At first glance, physicians and nurses would seem to be the ones running the show at medical facilities nationwide. That is a reasonable observation, as they are the people who treat patients. However, there are numerous other individuals working at hospitals, medical facilities and other healthcare settings doing work that makes visits with doctors possible.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
Ongoing coding education has proven to be a necessity in terms of keeping up with the industry’s constantly-evolving learning curve, but how do you ensure your organization is receiving the proper coding education that it needs?Read More
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