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  Featured member resource: MDS chart audit tool
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
  Tools to conduct an admission audit on your facility
DECEMBER 14, 2018
Developing performance improvement goals is an essential part to the CDI program. Goals will be s
CDI Week 2015 is just under two weeks away—September 14-18.  It’s your week of n
How do you know whether your CDI program is successful? And even if you believe it to a success,
 Therapy tools/documentatio
September 14 - 20 is CDI Week. It’s our fourth annual celebration of the profession and its
Auditing Evaluation and Management Services, Second Edition, will help
Auditing Evaluation and Management Services, Second Edition, will help
DECEMBER 29, 2015
Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) February 10, for this 90-minute webcast. Now that your CDI program is
Auditing Evaluation and Management Services: A Step-By-Step Guide to Accurate Coding, Rei
DECEMBER 30, 2014
Collaboration between the CDI team and the coders was key to ensuring accuracy and success with a
Ready or not, Phase 2 of OCR's HIPAA audit program is nearly ready to begin, and healthcare organ
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
JustCoding's Drug Administration Capture and Audit Tool provides multiple critical tools for nur
OCTOBER 23, 2019
CDI specialists are in high demand, and finding experienced staff can be difficult. That often me
 Documentation tools/docume
Your relationship with the physicians you work with might be challenging from time to time. CDI s
Natural language processing (NLP), an emerging technology for CDI professionals, can help drive
Sure, CDI practices might lead a hospital to the proverbial pot o’ gold hidden in the medic
Selecting the right tools, assembling the right team, and deploying a precise strategy can produ
Selecting the right tools, assembling the right team, and deploying a precise strategy can
APRIL 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
Selecting the right tools, assembling the right team, and deploying a precise strategy can produc
  Selecting the right tools, assembling the right team, and deploying a precise st
Is your CDI program's query process a documented part of your policies and procedures? Does your
Selecting the right tools, assembling the right team, and deploying a precise strategy can produc
Beginning in January, the CDI Journal’s cadence increased to every-other-mont
Every September we take an entire week to celebrate the efforts and accomplishments of CDI profes
Most of you receiving this edition of CDI Strategies have probably heard about our “
By Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI CDI specialist
Q: Are records with only one MCC noted targeted by Recovery Auditors or other audit agenci
With the myriad of responsibilities a home health administrator must discharge each day, auditing
  Skilled nursing facility compliance audit
AUGUST 26, 2016
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q: I am the only CDI specialist in our 150-bed facility. I have held the position for thr
HHS begins Phase 2 HIPAA audits The Department of Health and Hu
  Internal auditing strategies for ongoing ICD-10 success
  Ongoing auditing for valid ICD-10 codes
DECEMBER 18, 2015
  Unannounced audit! What do you need to review first?
DECEMBER 14, 2016
  Survey preparation: How self-audit practices come from QAPI
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
  Reduce your audit risk: How to analyze the UB-04
NOVEMBER 17, 2017
  What do you need for an unannounced audit?
DECEMBER 22, 2017
  What to do post-audit: How to set yourself up for success
DECEMBER 8, 2017
MARCH 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
A special thank you goes out to MedPartners CDI, our exclusive Title Sponsor for the
Many healthcare organizations have experienced the benefits of an established and successful CDI
Due to high demand, ACDIS added an additional CDI Boot Camp to its 2014 roster. CDI specialists can
Puerto Rico Carmen Y. Ibarrondo and Sandra E. Cruz host the first CDI networ
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
JUSTCODING
  Obstructing audits could lead to Medicare exclusion for long-term care facilities
MARCH 17, 2017
The Office for Civil Rights’ (OCR) phase two HIPAA audits officially began last week when t
There are dozens of local CDI networking opportunities coming up as winter slowly relinquishes it
OCR Director Jocelyn Samuels recently stated that audit procedures for phase two HIPAA audits hav
CDI for the Clinician ™ was specifically designed to provide physicians and other heal
You can never conduct too many chart audits. However, there are certain time points when you shou
Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Yet, collabora
In 2014, 66% of 318 hospitals surveyed by AHIMA had a CDI program in place. If all surveyed facil
In an ideal world, all coders and CDI specialists would get along well and work together with min
This will be a big year for audits between the new Recovery Auditors hitting the ground later t
EHRs are vulnerable to fraud despite the existence of tools to prevent and combat fraud and abuse
Whether your new CDI specialist is a nurse who needs to learn coding and reimbursement basics, o
The 2016 edition of the best-selling CDI Pocket Guide by authors Dr. R
The CDI department should have its own set of policies and procedures to govern its functions.
JANUARY 28, 2015
JUSTCODING
The CDI Pocket Guide 2015 update is under development, and authors Dr. Richard Pinson an
Launch a successful CDI career with help from the experts at ACDIS in the comfort of your home or
Dedicated CDI physician advisors help ensure program success in so many ways. They’re not j
Conducting pre-billing audits can be challenging, but when done correctly, it can save organizati
Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Coders, who lo
ACDIS is proud to announce the promotion of CDI Education Director Cheryl Ericson, MS, RN, CCDS,
Have you heard that CDI efforts can help in the pediatric setting but don't know where to start?
Q: How can our CDI team prepare for potential productivity losses post-ICD-10 implementati
Provide clinicians with what they need and want for CDI education. CDI for the Clinician ™&
An outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) program should be aligned with a fa
While many case managers today work closely with clinical documentation improvement (CDI) special
JANUARY 5, 2016
by Karen Newhouser, RN, BSN, CCDS, CCS, CCM CDI entered my life in January
Check out this free tool from the Shared Governance Training Program! Click the
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
This tool for reflection can help you learn from mistakes and guide your thoughts toward positive
APRIL 20, 2017
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
JUSTCODING
Revenues from Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General audits a
  Exciting updates: More content, tools, and news at your fingertips!
Are you in CDI leadership and looking for national networking opportunities? Consider participati
Q: Is there an industry standard metric goal for CDI specialist reviews of Medicare cases?
Coders and CDI specialists don’t always identify the same areas of concern; sometime
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
Coders and CDI specialists don’t always identify the same areas of concern; sometime
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
JUSTCODING
Did you or a colleague launch a successful CDI program in your hospital? Or maybe you helped adva
The 2014 CDI Salary Survey illustrated that while the bulk of CDI specials continues to earn roug
OCTOBER 1, 2015
The Advanced CDI Boot Camp is designed for established clinical documentation depar
Residency Program Alert is looking for the best new tools for managing interview season, f
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
Many CDI programs understand the need to expand their reviews beyond CC/MCC capture rates. But wh
 As previously noted, beginning with the January edition of the CDI Journal th
Many CDI professionals come to the CDI ranks after a career in case management (CM). Many report
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
The controversy around Medicare's Recovery Audit Contractor program continues; a judge has ruled
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
Become a pro at assigning, verifying, and auditing E/M codes. The
The new pediatric listserv message board was finished this week. It works just like CDI Talk and
Of the more than 300 individuals who responded to a recent ACDIS Website Poll, most CDI professio
What’s the number one financial reason for CDI initiatives? Improving the accuracy o
Members of the ACDIS Advisory Board will conduct a one-hour “CDI Ethics” panel discus
Become a pro at assigning, verifying, and auditing E/M codes The
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
OIG tells OCR to establish its permanent audit plan. OIG officials called OCR's oversight of the
CDI programs—like everything else—evolve over time. But what does it mean to be a &ldquo
Free tool: Ensure nurses are competent with hand washing It's imperative to be sur
OCTOBER 22, 2015
According to 49.8% of 592 survey respondents, the majority of CDI programs continue to be housed
Coders and CDI specialists don’t always identify the same areas of concern; sometime
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
 With this self-assessment tool, you can evaluate your own performance and ensure that your
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
The July edition of the CDI Journal includes a number of news-related information for CDI
Teamwork. It is one of the cornerstones of the CDI profession, and we like to think it is also on
Having problems resolving interpersonal issues in your department? Use this free tool to develop
AUGUST 4, 2016
This handy tool will help you classify your staff experience levels and develop individualized te
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
Everyone is feeling the time crunch; this free tool from the Preceptor Program Workbook will help
MARCH 16, 2017
Long-term care providers who obstruct audits soon could have their Medicare and Medicaid c
Internal auditing strategies for ongoing ICD-10 success E
AUGUST 1, 2015
Although only about 25% of hospitals currently outsource their CDI efforts, roughly 70% plan to p
 Infection Control tools/bl
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have shared the revised survey tools used
DECEMBER 11, 2015
Emerging legislation and technology has created tremendous demand for CDI that extends beyond inp
The focus for clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists has historically been on the i
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston found that implementing a web-based handoff tool cut
AUGUST 5, 2016
While some HIM professionals may feel a sense of relief knowing RAC audits are on hold for the re
ACDIS Associate Director Melissa Varnavas will be traveling to the AHIMA CDI Summit in Alexandria
Q: Our CDI specialists will present to our inpatient rehabilitation department (including
As I mentioned in the most recent edition of the CDI Journal, my 96-year-old grandm
Q: I am new to the CDI role and looking for suggestions as to how to work with our surgeons to he
ACDIS local chapter leaders frequently offer leadership in more than just CDI-related educational
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
If you read the CDI Journal, you’ve probably come across our meet-a-member series. I
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
JUSTCODING
It’s a New Year and, with it, we welcome the latest edition of the CDI Pocket Guide.
By Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS Usually the attendees in the basic CDI Boot Camp are br
By Laurie Prescott, RN- MSN, CCDS, CDIP I am often asked by CDI managers and direc
A new interactive modeling tool developed by researchers at the University of North Caroli
AUGUST 7, 2014
The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare released a tool that aims to help hospita
AUGUST 18, 2015
CMS has awarded five new contracts for the next round of the Recovery Audit Program,
NOVEMBER 15, 2016
An assistant medical professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has created a tool that she
JANUARY 27, 2015
tools-for-ongoing-joint-commission-survey-p
MAY 13, 2015
The release earlier this month of secret Medicare Advantage audits CMS conducted on several major
Quality. Mortality. Advanced CDI. Pay-for-performance. Value Based Purchasing (VBP). Last week&rs
 ICD-10 tools/homehealthcer
One of the simplest tools to implement successful change is Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA). If your
MAY 1, 2015
For eight years, while performing lab safety audits, I have cited a couple of labs for having key
JANUARY 7, 2016
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
Three university hospitals saw a doubling of Recovery Auditor audit activity from 2010–2011
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
Three university hospitals saw a doubling of Recovery Auditor (RAC) audit activity from 2010&ndas
Does your hospital have a clinical documentation improvement (CDI) program (i.e., a department, s
APRIL 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
Does your hospital have a clinical documentation improvement (CDI) program (i.e., a department, s
APRIL 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
MAY 14, 2014
JUSTCODING
Looking for tips for communicating with your staff? Check out this free tool from
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
This free tool from The Nurse Managers’ Legal Companion will help you make the bes
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
Just as ACDIS and the CDI profession have grown over th
Coders and clinicians seem to speak different languages. CDI specialists often serve as the trans
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
Time's running out. Is your CDI department prepared for ICD-10? Join Coding Boot Camp Instructor
JULY 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 26, 2015
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
JUSTCODING
AUGUST 27, 2014
JUSTCODING
  Have you developed a form or tool that has made your job as a residency coordina
OCTOBER 24, 2014
Does your facility perform outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) reviews?
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
Does your facility perform outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) reviews?
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
  by Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS Many coders and CDI specialists have memorized
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: Do you have any advice or guidance on how to conduct chart reviews for beginners in CDI
With the ICD-10 transition just a few months away, CDI program leaders are asking themselves, &ld
The electronic health record has been a game-changer for CDI specialists, automating review proce
MACs recently selected more than 29,000 records for review as part of CMS’ probe audits of
The University of Michigan Medical School has created a free, online tool that may help re
MAY 9, 2014
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that while CMS’ transparency tools such as
The American Hospital Association (AHA) says that Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) reform is neede
JANUARY 13, 2015
 Per the New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) Audit Protoc
A recent study showed that the self-reporting assessment tool can monitor symptoms in thos
JANUARY 16, 2015
"We have been mentored by most of our role models to use a single tool for handling our emot
SEPTEMBER 8, 2017
OCTOBER 22, 2014
JUSTCODING
Many CDI programs are shifting their focus to include some sort of quality review. One of those i
This week’s updates include Focused Dementia Care survey tools; a 0.2% reduction in IPP
In this free tool, you can find critical thinking scenarios that can be used for discussion in t
JULY 27, 2017
AUGUST 20, 2014
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
JUSTCODING
MAY 20, 2015
JUSTCODING
JULY 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
APRIL 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
Most coders and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists are familiar with the Unifor
JANUARY 14, 2015
JUSTCODING
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
A new training tool in our Sp
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
Get cutting-edge best practices and customizable tools to improve your patient’s safety!
JULY 22, 2015
When health information technology tools support medical diagnostic teams, they can improve diagn
OCTOBER 7, 2015
Dear readers, We are working on a book that will provide resources and tools for
APRIL 13, 2017
Q: Can CDI programs use information on ambulance forms or trip tickets to abstract from if
  Dear readers,   Have you developed a form or tool t
DECEMBER 5, 2014
  Have you developed a form or tool that has made your job as a residency coordina
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
Exciting updates for PPS Alert readers: More content, tools, and news at your finge
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
Editor's note: For the tools, please see the full issue PDF. There
NOVEMBER 30, 2018
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
The Recovery Audit Program’s mission is to identify and correct Medicare improper pay-ments
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
Congratulations to this week’s winner, Cathy Dunsing, RN, CDI specialist at Communit
MAY 20, 2015
JUSTCODING
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
 As we’ve expressed many times ACDIS wouldn’t be the number one resource for CDI
Even as CDI programs begin to expand their focus to areas addressed under the Value-Based Purchas
By Cheryl Ericson, MS, RN, CCDS, CDIP Many clinical documentation improvement (CDI
JULY 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
A recent audit revealed six security vulnerabilities within HHS’ Health Resources and Servi
Q: CMS released guidance this summer about not auditing or counting errors for the specif
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
In 2033, medical education will involve sophisticated simulation models, high-tech screening tool
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
Your feedback is the most important tool we have to evaluate potential features and focus
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
“My answer when people ask me how to motivate doctors: Give them the tools they need
OCTOBER 9, 2014
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released a new online tool that could h
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 1, 2014
JUSTCODING
A new training tool in our Sp
OCTOBER 22, 2014
JUSTCODING
OASIS influence should extend beyond completion of the actual tool. It includes many important pi
Gain the tools and guidance to create a culture of high reliability and safety within your organi
JANUARY 11, 2018
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
Q: Our facility is considering having our coders and CDI specialists “go–live&
JULY 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
  Coders and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists may not always a
JUNE 17, 2015
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: We just underwent an audit and the auditor took charges off the claim saying that th
Q: CMS released guidance this summer about not auditing or counting errors for the specifi
Q: Can CDI programs use the information on ambulance forms or trip tickets to abstract from if
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
Local chapter activities represent an integral part of ACDIS’ mission to bring together CDI
The month of April promises a number of educational opportunities for CDI professionals across th
Training tool in Coding Sample P
JANUARY 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
HCPro is compiling a volume of educational tools that medical staff services departments (
MARCH 12, 2015
Interested in sharing your thoughts on your job and what tools might make your work easier? We&rs
ICD-10-CM training tool in
APRIL 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
Dear readers, We’re constantly striving to deliver the tools you need to mak
Dear readers, We’re constantly striving to deliver the tools you need to ma
MAY 15, 2015
ICD-10-CM training tool in
JULY 8, 2015
JUSTCODING
Dear readers, We’re constantly striving to deliver the tools you need to ma
JUNE 17, 2016
HCPro is constantly striving to provide you the tools and information to make your job easier an
JANUARY 20, 2017
Editor’s note: The following tip and tool  comes from Infection Control: How t
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
APRIL 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
By Glenn Krauss,BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI Excisional debr
JANUARY 14, 2015
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
JUSTCODING
Got apps? Case managers and other health professionals are increasingly turning to digital tools
DECEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
An ICD-10-PCS training tool in our
AUGUST 13, 2014
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
Dear readers, HCPro is working on a new book of FPPE forms and tools, and we’re inv
Our mission is to provide you with essential tools, articles, tips, and books to support your pra
MAY 14, 2015