Revenue Cycle

Focus in on PSI 15 to improve reporting

Briefings on Coding Compliance Strategies, May 1, 2015

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PSI 15 measures the hospital's risk-adjusted rate of accidental punctures and lacerations. PSI 15 has the highest weight in the PSI 90 composite under both the Hospital-Acquired Condition Program and the Hospital Value Based Purchasing Program. Coders and CDI specialists can improve performance for PSI 15 by ensuring complete documentation and correct ICD-9-CM code assignment for PSI 15?pertinent inclusions, exclusions, and risk adjustment variables.

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