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In 2016, those sitting for the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) exam face the b
by Penny Richards  Live onsite scoring for the CCDS exam began again la
In 2016, those sitting for the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) exam face the b
ACDIS is proud to celebrate the 3,000th Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) creden
Deadline for CCDS exam at ACDIS conference in Las Vegas Friday, April 11 is the
CCDS exam results for those who took the exam since January 18 will be issued at the end of March
Hi everyone, We're sending this edition of Hospital Safety Insider out a day ear
JULY 2, 2019
There are a lot of changes coming with ICD-10—including an update to the exam for
The following changes to the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) credential
CCDS candidates, please take note of the following important changes to the CCDS certification pr
ACDIS is exploring opportunities to develop additional CCDS exam preparation resources. You may
Those interested in taking the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialists (CCDS) credential exa
JustCoding currently offers a complete CPC practice exam for platinum members. We are considering
OCTOBER 22, 2014
JUSTCODING
By Penny Richards, ACDIS Member Services Specialist Do you hold the CCDS certifica
The Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) exam hit a pretty big milestone last weeke
Updated CPC® practice exam in Q
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
New exam in our Quizzes section:
MARCH 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
As I mentioned in the most recent edition of the CDI Journal, my 96-year-old grandm
The Practical Guide to Release of Information: ROI in a HITECH World, Second Edition,
The Practical Guide to Release of Information: ROI in a HITECH World, Second Edition, pr
Before new physicians entering practice decide whether to pursue board certification, cha
OCTOBER 20, 2017
  “When we walk into an exam room, we may actually ask a patient how they&rs
MARCH 19, 2015
Shared Governance, Third Edition, is your complete shared governance toolkit and has more than 6
AUGUST 4, 2016
The July edition of the CDI Journal includes a number of news-related information for CDI
This fourth edition of Shared Governance contains strategic and tactical processes for implementi
DECEMBER 27, 2018
Sure, CDI practices might lead a hospital to the proverbial pot o’ gold hidden in the medic
By Glenn Krauss, RHIA, BBA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, CCDS, C-CDI, PCS, FCS, C-CDAM &n
AUGUST 19, 2015
JUSTCODING
Physician Practice Perspectives, previously The Doctor's Office
Physician Practice Perspectives is a 12-page monthly newsletter full of practice
Physician Practice Perspectives is filled with Medicare news, coding an
ACDIS is proud to announce the promotion of CDI Education Director Cheryl Ericson, MS, RN, CCDS,
On August 4th, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the participants
AUGUST 5, 2016
Core Privileges for Physicians, Sixth Edition is on its way! This updated, comprehensive
Changes in the healthcare delivery landscape and scope-of-practice laws are driving demand for a
Do you see room in your practice for a productivity advantage? “My background is emergency
The aging physician: Some practical tips by William K. Cors
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
Auditing Evaluation and Management Services, Second Edition, will help
DECEMBER 29, 2015
Physician Practice Billing From A to Z is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to b
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
DECEMBER 13, 2016
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
DECEMBER 27, 2016
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
MARCH 9, 2017
Increasing age, solo practice, lack of board certification, and less than three years of residen
Lawmakers in a half-dozen states are considering bills that would expand the scope of practice fo
Auditing Evaluation and Management Services, Second Edition, will help
Adding modifiers to CPT® codes can bypass NCCI edits for Medicare payments,
JUNE 25, 2014
JUSTCODING
By Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CPCO, CCDS   Providers hav
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
  Credentialing providers in a physician practice is a confusing and time-consumin
  Credentialing providers in a physician practice is a confusing and time-consumin
Credentialing providers in a physician practice is a confusing and time-consuming process that ca
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
Credentialing providers in a physician practice is a confusing and time-consuming process that ca
Credentialing providers in a physician practice is a confusing and time-consuming process that ca
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
The following is an excerpt of Critical Thinking in Long-Term Care Nursing, Second Edition by
OCTOBER 19, 2018
Q: We consistently hit an edit asking for a modifier on our drug administration service
Technical standards released by U.S. Access Board build on local push toward best practices.
Maintenance of certification (MOC) exam scores are falling: First-time pass rates for those who
Practices that treat CIGNA patients: Check that pile of unopened mail. In edition
by Robin Deakins, RN, CCDS It all started with my desire to attend the 2015 ACDI
More small practices can quality for exclusions from the Quality Payment Program (QPP), claim har
 by Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CPCO, CCDS CMS released the 2017 OPPS proposed r
JULY 15, 2015
JUSTCODING
Clinical privileges Medical oncology - Practice area 142
JANUARY 14, 2015
JUSTCODING
By Sam Antonios, MD, FACP, FHM, CCDS   Physicians are
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
JUSTCODING
JULY 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
by Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS It seems change lurks near every corner we turn this
The first ever home health edition of the Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electro
  by Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS Many coders and CDI specialists have memorized
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
Privileging Training varies widely, as does practice, for specialist
ISMP’s targeted medication safety best practices for 2017 Edit
edition-tools-for-ongoing-joint-commission-survey-p
MAY 13, 2015
In the May edition of The Joint Commission Perspectives, The Joint Commission announced
MAY 21, 2014
JUSTCODING
Dear readers, Welcome to the final edition of Medical Staff Leader Insider
JUNE 23, 2016
By Glenn Krauss,BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI Excisional debr
JANUARY 14, 2015
JUSTCODING
 As previously noted, beginning with the January edition of the CDI Journal th
DECEMBER 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
  Best Practices for LTC Billers
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
CMS will no longer implement specific procedure-to-device or device-to-procedure edits for
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: We have started receiving an edit for our pain management procedures reported with C
By Michelle Clarke Editor's note: The following is a lightly edited excerpt from the
APRIL 25, 2019
By Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI CDI specialist
CMS converting most MUEs to per-day edits On June 30, CMS released M
 By Shannon E. McCall, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CCDS  
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
Shannon E. McCall, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CCDS, director of coding and
by Karen Newhouser, RN, BSN, CCDS, CCS, CCM CDI entered my life in January
CMS yesterday announced a proposed rule on the adoption of the 2012 editions of the Life Safet
APRIL 15, 2014
We’re still looking for feedback about a new edition of
NOVEMBER 17, 2017
HCPro is looking for authors to work on an updated edition of The Residency Program Dir
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
Dear readers, HCPro is working on a new edition of
NOVEMBER 10, 2017
We’re still looking for feedback about a new edition of
DECEMBER 1, 2017
Dear readers, HCPro is working on a new edition of
DECEMBER 7, 2018
  Best Practices for Ongoing Consolidated Billing Compliance
OCTOBER 16, 2015
  Medicare Part A admissions: Best practices for your facility
APRIL 22, 2016
  Survey preparation: How self-audit practices come from QAPI
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
  Achieve accurate reimbursement and compliance with these best practices
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
MLN Matters released the January 2015 edition of the Medicare Quarterly Provider Complia
This week’s updates include changes to the laboratory NCD edit software for January 2016; c
As we continue our crawl (albeit an accelerated one) towards CMS adoption of the 2012 edition of
MAY 5, 2016
This instructor worksheet from Critical Thinking in the Emergency Department, Second Edition will
JUNE 22, 2017
A physician walks into an exam room and extends his hand to the patient. The gesture is simple, s
JULY 16, 2014
Imagine sitting down to take an exam and the teacher tells you exactly what’s on the test.
Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I report
OCTOBER 22, 2014
JUSTCODING
By Laurie Prescott, RN- MSN, CCDS, CDIP As many of you know, working remotely has
Physician practices have many of the same concerns that hospitals and large health systems do&mda
DECEMBER 16, 2014
Evidence-based practice (EBP) has become increasingly important as the nursing profession drives
JANUARY 7, 2016
How will the CMS adoption of the 2012 editions of NFPA 101 and NFPA 99 affect you? 
AUGUST 31, 2017
Regulatory and administrative burdens on physician practices have increased, and practices are s
Adding modifiers to CPT® codes can bypass NCCI edits for Medicare payments,
CMS released a Special Edition MLN Matters article regarding frequently asked questions fo
The 2016 edition of the best-selling CDI Pocket Guide by authors Dr. R
  CMS' updated 60-day overpayment provision may cause practical implementation challenges
  CMS is rolling out the next version of Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative Support and
This week’s updates include the SNF Consolidated Billing update and a special edition M
AA best practice should identify clinical actions—assessment, teaching, procedures, coordin
Do you have questions about physician practice coding, reimbursement, safety, EHRs, compliance, H
Best practice should identify clinical actions—assessment, teaching, procedures, coordinati
The updated edition of Infection Control During Construction Manual, by expert Wayne Hanse
JUNE 17, 2015
Three of four physicians expect to purchase, buy into, merge, or sell their practice within the n
AUGUST 26, 2015
JUSTCODING
by Shannon E. McCall, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CCDS  
DECEMBER 16, 2015
JUSTCODING
Medically Unlikely Edits (MUE) and Bilateral Procedures  
Physician Practice Billing From A to Z is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to billin
DECEMBER 15, 2015
Q: We are seeing an increase in the number of edits we are receiving for modifier -25 (
A new study has found that the average physician practice spends more than $40,000 on quality rep
Physician Practice Insider wants to learn more about its subscribers and the daily chall
DECEMBER 30, 2014
A new survey from Merritt Hawkins shows that while more physicians are joining practices owned by
The Joint Commission has revised its policy for inclusion of physician practices in hospital and
NOVEMBER 7, 2013
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently filed a proposed rule to permit full practice au
JUNE 16, 2016
As concerns mount that small and solo physician practices will suffer under MIPS, HHS announced i
The rapid pace of change in healthcare has made it difficult for many practices to keep up with a
By Laurie Prescott, RN- MSN, CCDS, CDIP I am often asked by CDI managers and direc
DECEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
As Connecticut closes in on passing a bill to allow advanced practice RNs (APRNs) to practice in
Once a physician makes the decision to break the “traditional practice” mold, there
Introducing change to practice in healthcare is not easy. While it is well established that evid
JANUARY 27, 2016
Editor’s note: The following tips and advice on surveys is an edited excerpt from
JANUARY 18, 2019
Selling a practice or merging with another practice can be a good strategic move for a physician,
SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
Dear readers,   This week’s edition of Medical Staff
JANUARY 15, 2015
It’s a New Year and, with it, we welcome the latest edition of the CDI Pocket Guide.
  Dear readers,   This week’s edition of Med
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
Dear readers,   In past editions of Medical Staff Leader I
MARCH 12, 2015
Dear readers,   This week’s edition of Residency Pro
MARCH 6, 2015
  Dear readers,   This week’s edition of Med
MARCH 5, 2015
Q: I have a question regarding a National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edit. I repo
MARCH 4, 2015
JUSTCODING
Dear readers, Last week’s edition of Medical Staff Leader Insider f
JULY 23, 2015
Dear readers, This week’s edition of Residency Program Insider feat
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
Dear readers, This week’s edition of Residency Program Insider feat
DECEMBER 4, 2015
Dear readers, This week’s edition of Residency Program Insider feat
JANUARY 29, 2016
The 11th edition of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Nursing Home Data Com
Dear readers, This week’s edition of Residency Program Insider fea
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
OSHA Manual Update 16L, which was published in the December edition of Medical Environment Update
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
In the January edition of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, a
JULY 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
For some practices, testing new products is born out of necessity, while others are motivated by
More than one-quarter of physician practices fell short of revenue goals in 2016, according to a
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Negotiating reimbursement rates with payers can be an uphill battle for small practices that have
Q: Can a claim that is edited for a noncovered procedure be appealed?
Would you be interested in sharing your knowledge and expertise with others? Physician Practice I
The number of solo and small practices continues to dwindle in the U.S., and the pace of consolid
In 2008 the predicted cost to implement ICD-10 ranged from roughly $83,300 for a small practice
FEBRUARY 20, 2014
New physicians entering practice often leave residency with a wealth of medical knowledge yet lac
JULY 29, 2016
Physician Practice Perspectives, previously The Doctor's Office
The number of solo and small practices continues to dwindle in the U.S., and the pace of consolid
HIM and other healthcare professionals looking for best practice tips to improve care for LGTBT i
As our industry rapidly changes, so too must our patient-care policies, standards, and practices.
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
JUSTCODING
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
JUSTCODING
By Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS Usually the attendees in the basic CDI Boot Camp are br
The rapid pace of change in healthcare has made it difficult for many practices to keep up with a
Be prepared to revise how your practice runs so that you can maximize your chances of earning an
In simplest terms, a best practice is a process or procedure that consistently produces superior
Advanced practice registered nurses (APRN) who work for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) w
DECEMBER 27, 2016
APRIL 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
Dear readers,   In last week’s edition of Medical St
JANUARY 22, 2015
  Dear readers,   This week’s edition of Res
JANUARY 16, 2015
  Dear readers,   This week’s edition of Res
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
In this week’s edition of Medical Staff Leader Insider, I’ve included a piece
  This week’s edition ofMedical Staff Leader Insider features an arti
JULY 10, 2014
Dear readers, This week’s edition of Medical Staff Leader Insider features a
AUGUST 14, 2014
  Dear readers, You’ll notice this week’s edition
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
Dear readers,   This week’s edition of Medical Staff
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
Dear readers, This week’s edition of Residency Program Insider features a b
OCTOBER 30, 2015
Dear readers, This week’s edition of Residency Program Insider features a qu
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
On July 20, CMS released a special edition MLN Matters article reminding physicians of t
On September 29, CMS released a change request providing instructions for payment and edits for t
In the March edition of the American Journal of Infection Control (house organ of APIC), there wa
JUNE 1, 2017
Consider using roll-down doors on emergency department exam rooms, breakaway clothes hooks on wal
SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
Proposed legislation that would allow advance practice nurses to practice independently risks pa
Hospitals have increasingly acquired physician practices during the past decade, arguing that do
If you missed our March webcast, Practicing Medicine Longer: Legal and Clinical Considerations
Physician assessment Q&A: Keep an eye on 'practice dr
The ANCC Magnet Recognition Program® (MRP) requires hospitals to have evidence-based practice
MARCH 6, 2015
The Midwest may be the best place for physicians to practice to avoid burnout and stress, accordi
MAY 12, 2017
The following is an excerpt from The Residency Coordinator’s Handbook, Fourth Edit
FEBRUARY 20, 2019
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
JUSTCODING
APRIL 9, 2014
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
By Cheryl Ericson, MS, RN, CCDS, CDIP Many clinical documentation improvement (CDI
JULY 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
Dear readers, On behalf of HCPro and Physician Practice Insider, I would like to
DECEMBER 30, 2014
The 2015 Medicare Compliance Forum pairs leading Medicare experts with practicing provider
Here’s a composite portrait of the current medical practice professional toiling away in on
Nurse practitioners (NP) seeking to practice with no restrictions should look for work in the Pa
The number of RNs with doctorates of nursing practice is growing, but CNOs are still unclear abou
APRIL 10, 2015
From social media practices to safety requirements,
JULY 30, 2015
Do you have an evidence-based practice story to share? For nurses just ge
AUGUST 27, 2015
Physician practices that transition to patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) are reaping benefits
Question: We have multiple practice locations, and I have a couple of questi
Hospitals have increasingly acquired physician practices during the past decade, arguing that do
An apparent prevalent practice of mishandling injectable vials of medication in healthcare
JUNE 18, 2014
When hospitals acquire medical groups and physician practices, this consolidation can lead to hi
More practices are using nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) in new ways and
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
Some eligible professionals (EP) and group practices will get a pass for failing to meet 2016 Phy
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
by Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS We're months away from the implementation of ICD-10-C
By Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI &nb
JULY 30, 2014
JUSTCODING
If you missed our March webcast, Practicing Medicine Longer: Legal and Clinical Considerations
The practice of medicine is changing, and it is being felt acutely on the New Hampshire Seacoast
On January 1, a Minnesota state law took effect allowing nurse practitioners (NP) to practice in
Q: Should we update a Notice of Privacy Practices to ensure patients are aware that their
The growing demands of administrative work are a major pain point for most physician practices. T
“I’m scared to death to practice outpatient medicine. I don’t feel prepa
DECEMBER 12, 2014
Promoting a medical practice used to be a matter of posting an ad in the Yellow Pages®
The July quarterly I/OCE update from CMS brought few new APCs or edit updates, but did del
The July quarterly I/OCE update from CMS brought few new APCs or edit updates, but did del
  Dear readers, In this week’s edition of Residency Progr
AUGUST 8, 2014
Most of you receiving this edition of CDI Strategies have probably heard about our “
  Our continuing coverage of the survey wars brings us to the June 4 edition of Jo
JUNE 19, 2014
Late last week, The Joint Commission provided information regarding the mid-term edition of this
JULY 16, 2015
  A study published in the April edition of the Journal of Hospital Medicine combin
JULY 15, 2015
Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility, Second Edition provides staff nurses and their managers
DECEMBER 22, 2017
Cardiologist Robert Graor lost his Ohio license to practice medicine in 1995 and was sentenced t
Cancer Care Group, P.C., an Indiana-based radiation oncology private physician practice, has agre
Cancer Care Group, P.C., an Indiana-based radiation oncology private physician practice, has agre
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
Do you have questions about physician practice coding, reimbursement, safety, EHRs, compliance, H
Hand hygiene compliance and influenza vaccination are two patient safety practices that should be
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
Sustainable practices are not only a way to save the planet, but a way to cut down on violations
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
Before new physicians entering practice decide whether to pursue board certification, changes on
OCTOBER 20, 2017
If you’re leaving your job for a position at another medical practice, you can just take
One of the biggest stumbling blocks for ICD-10 implementation by small physician practices
Copying and pasting information in EHRs is a common practice that can save busy physicians and ot
Copying and pasting information in electronic health records (EHR) is a common practice that can
APRIL 5, 2016