coding outsourcing myths

Assigning coding and auditing needs to outside companies allows providers to focus on the tasks that they enjoy doing, and leaves the other functions for experts who can get them done quickly and accurately, especially if the organization’s in-house staff is not trained in coding. These are 5 common myths of outsourcing, and how YES HIM Consulting debunks these concerns with a skilled team of consultants, coders, and auditors.

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Medical Data at Risk

Is your medical data at risk? Google just announced a partnership with Ascension, the country’s second-largest hospital system, that will allow the tech giant to store and analyze millions of medical records to improve healthcare services. HIPAA has been amended to include regulations for the safeguarding and sharing of information digitally as new systems have entered the scene…

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CDI Data

Identifying trends in MS-DRGs is not enough to validate a CDI program. Key CDI data, gathered and analyzed from principal diagnosis (PDX), complications and comorbidities (CC), major complications and comorbidities (MCC), and ICD-10-PCS code assignments, provide deeper insights and assist in an accurate validation of a CDI program and its impact on the bottom line. Read More.

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coding compliance audits

Is my team’s coding accuracy up to industry standards? This is a question many HIM and Coding decision makers find themselves asking. Coding compliance audits can provide an organization the ability to follow regulatory guidelines in regards to their coding practices. Get an overview of the impact compliance audits have on both the hospital level and the physician-practice level. Read more.

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healthcare trends

Continuing advancements in technology, regulation changes, and increasing healthcare costs are just a few of the changes that are inevitable in the foreseeable future. So, how do we strategically prepare for changes in the healthcare industry that we cannot even predict yet? Read on to find out.

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