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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
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
ACDIS is proud to celebrate the 3,000th Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) creden
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
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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
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New exam in our Quizzes section:
MARCH 19, 2014
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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
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
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ACDIS is proud to announce the promotion of CDI Education Director Cheryl Ericson, MS, RN, CCDS,
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
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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Lawmakers in a half-dozen states are considering bills that would expand the scope of practice fo
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
by Robin Deakins, RN, CCDS It all started with my desire to attend the 2015 ACDI
JULY 15, 2015
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Clinical privileges Medical oncology - Practice area 142
JANUARY 14, 2015
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By Sam Antonios, MD, FACP, FHM, CCDS   Physicians are
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
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JULY 29, 2015
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by Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS It seems change lurks near every corner we turn this
Privileging Training varies widely, as does practice, for specialist
MAY 21, 2014
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By Glenn Krauss,BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI Excisional debr
JANUARY 14, 2015
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DECEMBER 23, 2014
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  Best Practices for LTC Billers
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
MARCH 11, 2015
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By Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI CDI specialist
 By Shannon E. McCall, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CCDS  
MAY 7, 2014
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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
  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
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.
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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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
Regulatory and administrative burdens on physician practices have increased, and practices are s
  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
Physician Practice Perspectives, previously The Doctor's Office
Physician Practice Perspectives is a 12-page monthly newsletter full of practice
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
Three of four physicians expect to purchase, buy into, merge, or sell their practice within the n
AUGUST 26, 2015
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by Shannon E. McCall, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CCDS  
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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Physician Practice Billing From A to Z is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to billin
DECEMBER 15, 2015
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
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NOVEMBER 4, 2015
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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
Selling a practice or merging with another practice can be a good strategic move for a physician,
SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
JULY 30, 2014
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For some practices, testing new products is born out of necessity, while others are motivated by
Physician Practice Perspectives is filled with Medicare news, coding an
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
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
Physician Practice Billing From A to Z is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to b
The Practical Guide to Release of Information: ROI in a HITECH World, Second Edition, pr
New physicians entering practice often leave residency with a wealth of medical knowledge yet lac
JULY 29, 2016
The Practical Guide to Release of Information: ROI in a HITECH World, Second Edition,
MARCH 9, 2017
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
Increasing age, solo practice, lack of board certification, and less than three years of residen
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
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SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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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
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
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
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APRIL 9, 2014
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OCTOBER 8, 2014
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By Cheryl Ericson, MS, RN, CCDS, CDIP Many clinical documentation improvement (CDI
JULY 29, 2015
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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
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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
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
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®
ISMP’s targeted medication safety best practices for 2017 Edit
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
By Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CPCO, CCDS   Providers hav
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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Twelve Minnesota nurses who since 2010 are licensed to practice despite having either stolen narc
NOVEMBER 7, 2013
  Following the arrest of a Tucson man on charges of practicing medicine without a
JULY 10, 2014
Studies show that physicians tend to practice close to where they received their training.
APRIL 23, 2015
Dear readers, Do you have any best practices or forms/lists/ templates from your
OCTOBER 8, 2015
When choosing where to practice, residents may want to consider moving to rural areas because the
APRIL 15, 2016
A recent study published in Health Affairs found that when physician practices have care-manageme
MARCH 31, 2016
MARCH 5, 2014
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By Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS The American Hospital Association wrapped up its Coding Cli
APRIL 8, 2015
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  by Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS Many coders and CDI specialists have memorized
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
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 by Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CPCO, CCDS CMS released the 2017 OPPS proposed r
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a l
“It’s one thing to know medicine, but the art of practicing it is completely differen
MAY 22, 2015
Do you have questions about physician practice coding, reimbursements, safety, EHRs, compliance,
"[A]s we enter into clinical practice, physicians face the burdens of documentation and reg
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
The factors affecting employee retention can vary based on a number of concerns. For some practic
As more states expand the scope of practice for nurse practitioners (NPs) in an effort to combat
APRIL 17, 2014
Unique combination of solid regulatory guidance and practical solutions
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
  Unique combination of solid regulatory guidance and practical solutions
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
More community practices are joining hospital systems because it makes economic sense for both pa
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
Changes in the healthcare delivery landscape and scope-of-practice laws are driving demand for a
  Credentialing providers in a physician practice is a confusing and time-consumin
  Credentialing providers in a physician practice is a confusing and time-consumin
Hand hygiene compliance and influenza vaccination are two patient safety practices that should be
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
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
Keeping wait times for appointments to a minimum is a cardinal rule for medical practices, but on
On July 1, nearly 200 group practices began a five-year demonstration program of CMS’s Onco
More small practices can quality for exclusions from the Quality Payment Program (QPP), claim har
JANUARY 28, 2015
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FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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MARCH 26, 2014
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OCTOBER 8, 2014
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MAY 6, 2015
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The federal government is shelling out nearly $800 million to transform clinical practices an
DECEMBER 23, 2015
Physician practices spend more than $15.4 billion each year reporting quality measures that nearl
A large part of the job of nursing is translating best practices and standards into effective bed
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
JULY 15, 2015
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SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a l
APRIL 15, 2015
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“The healthcare environment dynamic is changing rapidly, as is the practice of medicine. P
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
“[I]t’s important to completely unplug from the practice and experience regular &lsq
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
Physician practices are working with a new set of rules when it comes to engaging patients online
New physicians entering practice may want to consider moving to New Hampshire, according to new d
MAY 5, 2017
“It’s such a big part of their practice of medicine in the future that their there ne
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
From advanced practice professionals to telemedicine providers, The Medical Staff’s Guid
OCTOBER 31, 2013
WESTMED Medical Group, a 260-physician group practice, launched an accountable care organization
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
From advanced practice professionals to telemedicine providers, The Medical Staff’s Guid
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
Between hand hygiene, sterile practices, environmental cleaning, and a host of other infec
APRIL 9, 2014
This book is a comprehensive self-inspection guide for outpatient medical practices. Safety offic
JULY 15, 2015
The practice of concurrent surgery is common and has been accepted for so long that it might be
MARCH 17, 2016
Correct coding is important to physician practices. The ICD-10-CM diagnoses and the CPT procedure
With job growth and increasing pay, more and more nurses are seeking advanced practice degrees.
OCTOBER 6, 2016
Practices that treat CIGNA patients: Check that pile of unopened mail. In
Referring patients to specialists is fairly routine for most primary care practices, but it can b
The average medical practice spends 785 hours a year on quality measure reporting. That’s e
MARCH 15, 2016
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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AUGUST 27, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
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OCTOBER 21, 2015
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A cardiologist practicing on Long Island, New York, has been arrested and charged with conspiracy
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a large po
The high rate of nursing home injuries can be reduced by better resident handling practice
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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Hospitals have improved their processes care and safe practices, but they’ve got much work
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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Q: Is it necessary for physician practices to provide HIPAA training for all workforce me
DECEMBER 16, 2014
  Officials from several health centers, multi-group practices, insurers, and phys
Get cutting-edge best practices and customizable tools to improve your patient’s safety!
JULY 22, 2015
The use of 360-degree evaluations can provide a practical, systematic, and subjectively-accurate
JULY 30, 2015
I want to invite you all to our free upcoming webcast, “Best Practices for Achieving GME Pr
JULY 24, 2015
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) released new guidelines for adult IV push medi
AUGUST 19, 2015
With only about 7,000 geriatricians currently practicing, medical schools will need to train 1,50
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
You hear it all the time: Practice now for the situations that require your staff to deal with an
JANUARY 7, 2016
There's a reason that hospitals practice evacuating patients in a hurry in case of a disaster. In
MAY 5, 2016
Serious events happen every day in hospitals, physician practices, clinics, and care facilities&m
MARCH 23, 2017