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Clinical documentation affects specificity for ICD-10-CM

HIM Briefings, December 1, 2015

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With the transition to ICD-10, some documentation issues have required the capture of new information while others involve updated, modified, and otherwise expanded documentation needs. As we gain experience with ICD-10 and more questions are answered, physicians, coding professionals, and other clinical staff must continue training in clinical documentation improvement (CDI) and ICD-10. Now comes the hard work: ensuring consistency and reliability of ICD-10 coded accounts and the analytics that will be the outcome of ICD-10 data.

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