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An outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) program should be aligned with a fa
Does your hospital have an inpatient or outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) progr
DECEMBER 2, 2015
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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
The Advanced CDI Boot Camp is designed for established clinical documentation depar
Does your facility perform outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) reviews?
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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Does your facility perform outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) reviews?
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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Those who are interested in using ICD-10-PCS for outpatient hospital coding may question w
As I mentioned in the most recent edition of the CDI Journal, my 96-year-old grandm
ACDIS Associate Director Melissa Varnavas will be traveling to the AHIMA CDI Summit in Alexandria
Quality. Mortality. Advanced CDI. Pay-for-performance. Value Based Purchasing (VBP). Last week&rs
AUGUST 20, 2014
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Q: Do any general guidelines exist for queries on outpatient services? We are beginning
OCTOBER 29, 2014
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CDI Week 2015 is just under two weeks away—September 14-18.  It’s your week of n
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
Many healthcare organizations have experienced the benefits of an established and successful CDI
There are dozens of local CDI networking opportunities coming up as winter slowly relinquishes it
How do you know whether your CDI program is successful? And even if you believe it to a success,
September 14 - 20 is CDI Week. It’s our fourth annual celebration of the profession and its
Today, CDI is set on an evolutionary path as illustrated in nearly every article of the
  Part B Outpatient Therapy Q&A
Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists and case managers share a common goal but of
CDI for the Clinician ™ was specifically designed to provide physicians and other heal
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
Managing a CDI department can be a daunting task. 
In an ideal world, all coders and CDI specialists would get along well and work together with min
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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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.
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
CDI salaries increased dramatically in 2015, according to nearly 800 respondents to the recently
CDI specialists are in high demand, and finding experienced staff can be difficult. That often me
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 ™&
  Top problems SNFs encounter when billing for Part B outpatient therapy units
DECEMBER 4, 2015
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
By Cheryl Ericson, MS, RN, CCDS, CDIP Many clinical documentation improvement (CDI
JULY 29, 2015
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There will be no issue of JustCoding News: Outpatient published the week of October 15. The next
OCTOBER 1, 2014
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Sure, CDI practices might lead a hospital to the proverbial pot o’ gold hidden in the medic
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
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Coders and CDI specialists don’t always identify the same areas of concern; sometime
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
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The 2014 CDI Salary Survey illustrated that while the bulk of CDI specials continues to earn roug
OCTOBER 1, 2015
Local chapter activities represent an integral part of ACDIS’ mission to bring together CDI
Many CDI programs understand the need to expand their reviews beyond CC/MCC capture rates. But wh
Many CDI professionals come to the CDI ranks after a career in case management (CM). Many report
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
Natural language processing (NLP), an emerging technology for CDI professionals, can help drive
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
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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In December 2014, CMS posted a document on its Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payme
CDI programs—like everything else—evolve over time. But what does it mean to be a &ldquo
Outpatient procedures will still be coded using CPT®/HCPCS—the HIPAA-
Beginning in January, the CDI Journal’s cadence increased to every-other-mont
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
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The July edition of the CDI Journal includes a number of news-related information for CDI
JustCoding News: Outpatient will not publish next week. JustCoding News: Inpatient will publish a
MARCH 25, 2015
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Teamwork. It is one of the cornerstones of the CDI profession, and we like to think it is also on
Although only about 25% of hospitals currently outsource their CDI efforts, roughly 70% plan to p
Q: Our CDI specialists will present to our inpatient rehabilitation department (including
In 2012, CMS established the Hospital Outpatient Payment Panel as an independent review en
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
Most of you receiving this edition of CDI Strategies have probably heard about our “
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
You ask the following question: Is it legal for the outpatient therapy agency to provide services
By Laurie Prescott, RN- MSN, CCDS, CDIP I am often asked by CDI managers and direc
By Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI CDI specialist
By Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI &nb
JULY 30, 2014
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Q: I am the only CDI specialist in our 150-bed facility. I have held the position for thr
DECEMBER 2, 2015
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Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs need to expand their focus beyond CC/MCC captur
Developing performance improvement goals is an essential part to the CDI program. Goals will be s
Outpatient coding and billing errors led to more than half of all automated denials by Recovery
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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Does your hospital have a clinical documentation improvement (CDI) program (i.e., a department, s
APRIL 23, 2014
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Does your hospital have a clinical documentation improvement (CDI) program (i.e., a department, s
APRIL 30, 2014
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MAY 14, 2014
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The inaugural ACDIS Symposium: Outpatient CDI featur
MAY 23, 2017
A bill changing notification of outpatient observation status for hospital patients has be
AUGUST 14, 2015
“As hospitals employ more and more outpatient practitioners, adequate vetting of competenc
MARCH 24, 2016
AUGUST 27, 2014
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Is your organization planning to code outpatient procedures using ICD-10-PCS as well as CPT®
MAY 6, 2015
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Just as ACDIS and the CDI profession have grown over th
By Steven Andrews Outpatient coding and billing errors lead to more than half of all au
Coders and clinicians seem to speak different languages. CDI specialists often serve as the trans
MAY 7, 2014
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Q: When I started as a CDI specialist, I learned that when a complication code, such as 99
Time's running out. Is your CDI department prepared for ICD-10? Join Coding Boot Camp Instructor
Puerto Rico Carmen Y. Ibarrondo and Sandra E. Cruz host the first CDI networ
JULY 29, 2015
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AUGUST 12, 2015
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AUGUST 26, 2015
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Q: I was reviewing a case with one of our CDI specialists this morning. Briefl
  by Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS Many coders and CDI specialists have memorized
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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With the ICD-10 transition just a few months away, CDI program leaders are asking themselves, &ld
Hospital outpatient therapeutic services, such as ED or clinic visits, that are paid under
APRIL 2, 2014
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MARCH 19, 2014
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APRIL 30, 2014
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MAY 14, 2014
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JULY 9, 2014
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Q:  Should a blood tranfusion received at an outpatient clinic be coded on the
AUGUST 20, 2014
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OCTOBER 1, 2014
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MAY 27, 2015
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With the rise of healthcare services outside traditional hospital settings, outpatient practitio
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
The American Hospital Association calls CMS’ proposed 2% reduction in outpatient payments &
When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes October 1, 20
Is it possible for a patient receiving home health care to also receive outpatient pulmon
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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A special thank you goes out to MedPartners CDI, our exclusive Title Sponsor for the
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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Congratulations to this week’s winner, Terri Cappello, LPN, CPC, COC, CDI specialist B
JUNE 17, 2015
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Many CDI programs are shifting their focus to include some sort of quality review. One of those i
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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MAY 27, 2015
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JULY 15, 2015
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Collaboration between the CDI team and the coders was key to ensuring accuracy and success with a
APRIL 9, 2014
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  When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes Oct
MAY 14, 2014
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JUNE 11, 2014
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JUNE 25, 2014
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MAY 28, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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JULY 23, 2014
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APRIL 15, 2015
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MARCH 18, 2015
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FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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MAY 27, 2015
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JUNE 24, 2015
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In the final 2018 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) rule released by CMS, total knee a
MARCH 15, 2019
MAY 28, 2014
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MAY 21, 2014
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JUNE 4, 2014
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JUNE 11, 2014
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By Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CHCO   Hospital outpatient t
JUNE 11, 2014
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Hospitals are experiencing more outpatients in their units. Even for inpatients, hospitals freque
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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Drug administration is one of the most common services provided in the outpatient setting,
JUNE 10, 2015
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Q: Can CDI programs use information on ambulance forms or trip tickets to abstract from if
The following local networking groups will be holding CDI-related educational events over the nex
Outpatient antibiotic overuse peaks and valleys throughout the year This March, a team
AUGUST 1, 2018
MARCH 11, 2015
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AUGUST 12, 2015
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Q: An auditor recently reviewed our outpatient ED claims and told us that we canno
JUNE 18, 2014
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Even as CDI programs begin to expand their focus to areas addressed under the Value-Based Purchas
Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs need to expand their focus beyond CC/MCC capt
DECEMBER 2, 2015
JUSTCODING
Productivity decreases post-ICD-10 implementation has been a major concern for CDI specialists, c
OCTOBER 29, 2014
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MAY 6, 2015
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Q: Our facility is considering having our coders and CDI specialists “go–live&
JULY 29, 2015
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  Coders and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists may not always a
JUNE 17, 2015
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NOVEMBER 4, 2015
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Q: Can CDI programs use the information on ambulance forms or trip tickets to abstract from if
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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OCTOBER 14, 2015
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Q: We have a physician who is sending patients to our outpatient clinic to receive
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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In the OutpatientCodeEdit/Downloads/FinalSumof
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
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Semi-Annual Meeting of the Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payment (HOP
This book is a comprehensive self-inspection guide for outpatient medical practices. Safety offic
JULY 15, 2015
APRIL 2, 2014
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APRIL 23, 2014
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NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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AUGUST 12, 2015
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OCTOBER 8, 2014
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Q: Our physicians have started performing endomyocardial biopsies on an outpatient
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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JUNE 18, 2014
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ACDIS now has more than 40 local chapters whose volunteer leaders gather CDI professionals for ed
Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
Q: We perform electrophysiology (EP) studies in our catheterization lab for outpatients
JULY 30, 2014
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The OutpatientCodeEdit/OCEQtrReleaseSpecs.html
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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OCTOBER 21, 2015
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FEBRUARY 12, 2014
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October 2014 update of the hospital outpatient prospective payment System (OPPS)
October 2014 update of the hospital outpatient prospective payment System (OPPS) On
MARCH 4, 2015
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Semi-Annual Meeting of the Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payment (HOP Panel)
April 2014 update of the hospital outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS)
AUGUST 20, 2014
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OCTOBER 8, 2014
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The Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payment (HOP Panel) summer meeting
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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