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Members of the ACDIS Advisory Board will conduct a one-hour “CDI Ethics” panel discus
Have you ever been asked to perform a task that concerned you ethically? Fifty percent of 876 res
For the 16th time, nurses were named the most ethical profession according to Gallup’s annu
JANUARY 11, 2018
The CDI department should have its own set of policies and procedures to govern its functions.
  Dealing with ethical dilemmas
DECEMBER 1, 2014
  Spice up your corporate compliance and ethics program with PEPPER
  Ethical principles for long-term care billers
  New member resource for your compliance & ethics program
DECEMBER 7, 2018
By Laurie Prescott, RN- MSN, CCDS, CDIP I am often asked by CDI managers and direc
by Robert S. Gold, MD Do the official guidelines get in the way of ethical coding?
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
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Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Coders, who lo
Violent incident in Utah highlights professional responsibility, patient privacy, and ethics
DECEMBER 1, 2017
    Why having a robust compliance and ethics program will boost your botto
JANUARY 19, 2017
CMS continues the expansion of pay-for-performance (P4P) programs in the 2015 IPPS final rule. By
The focus for clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists has historically been on the i
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
CMS continues the expansion of pay-for-performance (P4P) programs in the 2015 IPPS final rule. By
Ethics and compliance: Sample training program outline Ethics and
DECEMBER 1, 2019
The site-neutral payment provision in CMS’ 2017 OPPS proposed rule could level the playing
A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 IPPS final rule pertain to the Hospital
The use of electronic health records (EHR) should be guided by ethical principles that put patien
Use of claims data could soon expand to a host of new entities under proposed rules released
A special thank you goes out to MedPartners CDI, our exclusive Title Sponsor for the
Editor’s note: A final rule change issued last month by CMS could have a significant im
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
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
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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Congratulations to this week’s winner, Cathy Dunsing, RN, CDI specialist at Communit
MAY 20, 2015
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Professionalism, accountability, and ethics are increasingly required for success in home health.
Professionalism, accountability, and ethics are increasingly required for success in home
Professionalism, accountability, and ethics are increasingly required for success in home health.
Professionalism, accountability, and ethics are increasingly required for success in home health.
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
  Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement with the
  Don’t leave money on the table! Master Medicare rules for reimbursement
CDI for the Clinician ™ was specifically designed to provide physicians and other heal
Dedicated CDI physician advisors help ensure program success in so many ways. They’re not j
Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Yet, collabora
Although the final rule contained several notable changes to the proposed VBP pilot set to launch
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
The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday ruled that the North Carolina state dental board does not have t
Whether your new CDI specialist is a nurse who needs to learn coding and reimbursement basics, o
Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) February 10, for this 90-minute webcast. Now that your CDI program is
The 2016 edition of the best-selling CDI Pocket Guide by authors Dr. R
Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
Q: Can CDI programs use information on ambulance forms or trip tickets to abstract from if
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 specialists are in high demand, and finding experienced staff can be difficult. That often me
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
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
MARCH 11, 2015
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The culture of our company is based on a commitment to serve our customers and to empower them to improve the quality of healthcare across the globe. We place a very high value on teamwork, dedication, innovation, work ethic, and integrity. Our customers and clients consistently recognize the quality of our staff as the most distinguished feature of our Company.
JANUARY 6, 2009
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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CMS' 2015 IPPS proposed rule, released April 30, focuses on quality measures, such as hosp
JUNE 18, 2014
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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
Q: Can CDI programs use the information on ambulance forms or trip tickets to abstract from if
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
MAY 6, 2015
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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
Your relationship with the physicians you work with might be challenging from time to time. CDI s
The release of the final rules for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACR
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
CDI programs—like everything else—evolve over time. But what does it mean to be a &ldquo
  “The ethical challenge of residency training is to find a way to balance t
APRIL 17, 2015
CMS solidifies a fix to the COT OMRA policy in 2015 final rule
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
By Glenn Krauss, RHIA, BBA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, CCDS, C-CDI, PCS, FCS, C-CDAM &n
AUGUST 19, 2015
JUSTCODING
Beginning in January, the CDI Journal’s cadence increased to every-other-mont
  In the 2016 IPPS final rule, CMS added three new claims-based measures and one s
OCTOBER 7, 2015
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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
The July edition of the CDI Journal includes a number of news-related information for CDI
Every September we take an entire week to celebrate the efforts and accomplishments of CDI profes
Teamwork. It is one of the cornerstones of the CDI profession, and we like to think it is also on
Is your CDI program's query process a documented part of your policies and procedures? Does your
The FDA in December issued a final rule on the safety and effectiveness of active ingredients in
Although only about 25% of hospitals currently outsource their CDI efforts, roughly 70% plan to p
Emerging legislation and technology has created tremendous demand for CDI that extends beyond inp
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
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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Terms of use synopsis
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
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
Waiting for the final rule? Here’s a checklist to prepare
Professional development Games MSPs play
Moral courage—the willingness take action on one’s ethical beliefs despite barriers&m
AUGUST 5, 2016
Most of you receiving this edition of CDI Strategies have probably heard about our “
If you read the CDI Journal, you’ve probably come across our meet-a-member series. I
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
  Proposed rules, OIG reports, and bundling, oh my!
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
  Proposed Rule Q&A with Reginald Hislop III
OCTOBER 23, 2015
  New CMS rule contains changes to binding arbitration clauses
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
  CMS updates Conditions of Participation in Final Rule
NOVEMBER 4, 2016
  Excerpts from the final rule: What's changing?
NOVEMBER 11, 2016
  Advancing care coordination through episode payment models final rule
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
  Providers worry that proposed rule could cut Medicaid revenue
NOVEMBER 9, 2018
By Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI CDI specialist
Q: I am the only CDI specialist in our 150-bed facility. I have held the position for thr
Quality. Mortality. Advanced CDI. Pay-for-performance. Value Based Purchasing (VBP). Last week&rs
In the final 2018 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) rule released by CMS, total knee a
MARCH 15, 2019
The Joint Commission recently approved the 2016 accreditation and certification decision rules fo
OCTOBER 6, 2015
Developing performance improvement goals is an essential part to the CDI program. Goals will be s
CMS' introduction of the 2-midnight rule in the
JULY 16, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
JUSTCODING
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
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released its final rule on Medicaid.  
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
Long-anticipated rule change will affect how hospitals plan for emergencies and disasters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
  CMS pushes SNFs toward payment reform in FY 2016 PPS final rule
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
  Proposed Rule Q&A with Reginald Hislop III, Managing Partner and CEO of H2 Healthcare, LLC
SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule this week that would
APRIL 21, 2016
  SNF PPS final rule for 2017 brings increased rate but new challenges
OCTOBER 7, 2016
  CMS Issues Proposed Rule to Increase Patients' Health Insurance Choices for 2018
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
  RCS-1 CMS case-mix pre-rule: Get ready for big changes
  MedPAC comments on CMS’s proposed rule on Medicare Part C and Part D
JANUARY 5, 2018
  CMS publishes corrections to RUG-IV federal per diem rates & MDS item in SNF PPS final rule
OCTOBER 5, 2018
  Trump administration's proposed rule aims to penalize legal immigrants for using Medicaid
OCTOBER 12, 2018
  CMS final rule makes changes to how physicians are paid, delays E/M coding reform
NOVEMBER 2, 2018
By Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI &nb
JULY 30, 2014
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CMS is considering waiving the three-day hospital stay rule, required before a patient can be re
JANUARY 29, 2016
Just as ACDIS and the CDI profession have grown over th
Due to a proposed change to the two-midnight rule, CMS has further delayed enforcement o
AUGUST 14, 2015
Physician practices are working with a new set of rules when it comes to engaging patients online
The 126th State District Court in Austin, Texas, has ruled that Texas Medical Board (TMB) Rule 1
Coders and clinicians seem to speak different languages. CDI specialists often serve as the trans
MAY 7, 2014
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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 26, 2015
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SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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There are dozens of local CDI networking opportunities coming up as winter slowly relinquishes it
On May 23, 2014, there was a new federal rule issued that requires physicians, including p
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
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SEPTEMBER 24, 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
While CMS’ new payment rule bundling hip and knee replacement surgeries may have sparked so
DECEMBER 15, 2015
It’s finally here. CMS’ new Emergency Preparedness rule goes into effect on W
NOVEMBER 16, 2017
The Department of Labor (DOL) recently decided to appeal a ruling that effectively ended changes
It’s finally here. CMS’ new Emergency Preparedness rule goes into effect on W
NOVEMBER 14, 2017
Every nurse can play a part in elevating the public perception of the nursing profession. The tab
MARCH 13, 2015
I don't know many employers that allow workers to play video games on the job but OSHA just came
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
I don't know many employers that allow workers to play video games on the job but OSHA just came
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
As we play yet another round of mishegas, it occurs to me that it’s been a while since I&rs
JANUARY 26, 2017
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
JUSTCODING
Providers anticipated an update to the 2-midnight rule in the 2016 IPPS final rule release
The 2-midnight rule may get a little tweak if the proposals in
A new set of claims transaction rules has been approved by CAQH Committee on Operating Rules for
CMS’ 2014 IPPS Final Rule redefined the criteria for inpatient admission when it implemente
An Iowa Board of Medicine administrative rule banning abortion through a teleconferencing system
On December 3, 2014, CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner announced new rules that strengthe
DECEMBER 5, 2014
On November 16, CMS issued the final rule for bundled payment demonstration (lower extremity) ef
DECEMBER 4, 2015
The Illinois Supreme Court ruled that information collected under the Health Care Professional C
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
OCTOBER 22, 2014
JUSTCODING
Many CDI programs are shifting their focus to include some sort of quality review. One of those i
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
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The Next Accreditation System (NAS) has changed the role residency coordinators play in en
APRIL 25, 2014
The Next Accreditation System (NAS) has changed the role residency coordinators play in ensuring
JUNE 6, 2014
Although systems management plays a distinct role in preventing never events, a new study shows t
AUGUST 27, 2015
The many different roles residency coordinators and administrators play bring about daily stress
APRIL 29, 2016
By Steven Andrews   Most policies in the OPPS final rule are not e
By Steven Andrews   Small tweaks to the 2-midnight rule in the 201
AUGUST 20, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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MAY 20, 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
A proposed payment rule posted earlier this week outlines the CMS’ plan to allow physicians
CMS should have addressed the 2-midnight rule, but didn’t in the fiscal year 2016 IPPS prop
A proposed rule (CMS-5524-P) released by CMS on August 15, 2017 would make the Comprehensive Care
APRIL 9, 2014
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Most coders and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists are familiar with the Unifor
JANUARY 14, 2015
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JANUARY 28, 2015
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The CMS last week issued a rule designed to save $660 million annually and $3.2 billion over five
A provision in CMS’ new rule to modify or eliminate unnecessary regulations will ease requ
CMS yesterday announced a proposed rule on the adoption of the 2012 editions of the Life Safet
APRIL 15, 2014
According to the Federal Register, CMS is proposing a rule that would update the payment rates us
APRIL 24, 2015
OCTOBER 7, 2015
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The Department of Labor’s (DOL) final rule, issued this week, increases minimum salary req
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final PPS Rule for 2017
Provider-based clinics and departments are increasingly common at hospitals, but the rules for pr
The 2015 OPPS proposed rule introduced Comprehensive APCs and more packaging that could im
In case you haven’t heard, OSHA has been rather quietly avoiding implementing a rule that t
AUGUST 6, 2014
Medicare regulations surrounding the 2-midnight rule are continually evolving, making it more imp
What potential impact does the final rule on overpayments have on home health agencies? F
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) released a final rule upda
There's a lot going on in CMS' proposed rule for year two of the quality payment program (QPP), s
When we think of the role that hospitals play, the first thing we think about is the patient, and
AUGUST 7, 2014
After last year's OPPS proposed rule debacle, which included a later-than-usual release, d
The 2015 OPPS proposed rule introduces Comprehensive APCs and more packaging that will impact you
The 2015 OPPS proposed rule introduces Comprehensive APCs and more packaging that will impact you
The 2016 OPPS proposed rule released July 2 is deceptively short, but packs a punch. CMS i
Q: Is there a way to convince management that Security Rule compliance is just as importa
CMS released its fiscal year (FY) 2016 IPPS proposed rule, and announced changes to MS-DRGs and t
CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released final rules October 6 with the inte
Facilities have less than 20 days to fully comply with CMS’ new emergency preparedness rule
OCTOBER 26, 2017
A significant portion of updates in the Fiscal Year 2015 IPPS final rule pertain to the Ho
AUGUST 7, 2014
  The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) issued a draft rule late Fr
APRIL 14, 2015
A new OSHA rule that requires employers to report more worker injuries has safety experts wonderi
MAY 14, 2015
CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) released final rules October 6 with the inte
Last week, CMS published a list of proposed rule changes for
JUNE 21, 2016
A newly proposed rule by CMS would put into effect new discharge planning requirements that the a
SEPTEMBER 26, 2019
Keeping wait times for appointments to a minimum is a cardinal rule for medical practices, but on
A judge recently ruled that Anthony J. Garcia, a physician accused of murdering four people conne
MAY 30, 2014
A Douglas County (Nebraska) district judge has ruled that Anthony Garcia is competent to stand tr
JANUARY 29, 2016
In its final rule about lessening health care providers’ burden, CMS estimates providers wi
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
Compliance with the 2-midnight rule can be tricky for many organizations, which has left many cas
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
A proposed rule would expand access and use of claims data and analysis,
  CMS' 2014 IPPS final rule redefined inpatient admissions when it implemented the
In a highly-anticipated move expected to significantly affect the regulatory rules that hospitals
MAY 5, 2016
In a highly-anticipated move expected to significantly affect the regulatory rules that hospitals
MAY 5, 2016
Final Rule Released After receiving 118 comments from the public, the Cen
The inaugural ACDIS Symposium: Outpatient CDI featur
MAY 23, 2017
CMS' introduction of the 2-midnight rule in the 2014 IPPS final rule makes properly identi
  CMS recently announced a finalized rule allowing hospitals more flexibility meet
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently filed a proposed rule to permit full practice au
JUNE 16, 2016
by Kirsten Dize After four years, a proposed rule and a deadline extension, CMS
On April 10, 2020, CMS issued a proposed rule
October 1, 2015, will be the new ICD-10 implementation date, according to the final rule,
AUGUST 6, 2014
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Last week, CMS proposed a new rule intended to boost the success of Accountable Care Organiz
CMS issued the fiscal year (FY) 2017 IPPS proposed rule yesterday with updates to several quali
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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The 2015 IPPS final rule, released August 4, focuses on quality initiatives and includes n
Human resources professionals can play a vital role in preventing workplace violence in ho
JUNE 12, 2014
Although patient safety data has played a larger role in dictating hospital and state initiatives
MAY 19, 2015
The electronic document management system (EDMS) plays a role in designing the official legal h
One of the most stressful, yet crucial and educational, roles you will play in your job as a hosp
AUGUST 20, 2015
Frontline managers play an important role in improving patient experience, safety, and quality o
JANUARY 12, 2017
Nurses play a crucial role in breast cancer awareness, and Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a gre
OCTOBER 19, 2017
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
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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
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NOVEMBER 4, 2015
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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
  Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a proposed rule that wo
Come work for us
JANUARY 6, 2009
As part of the changes in its recent final rule, CMS has eliminated the requirement that ambulat
CMS refined and updated its Comprehensive APC policy in the 2015 OPPS proposed rule releas
2-midnight rule draws concerns about emergency physician admitting privileges
To help reduce adverse events and readmissions, a rule proposed by CMS and published this week wo
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
On November 16, CMS posted the final rule with comment period addressing changes to the physician
On April 21, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule
APRIL 22, 2016
In a highly-anticipated move expected to significantly affect the regulatory rules that hospitals
Between background checks and the new overtime rule, some home health workers in Nebraska have sa
CMS announced it has extended its enforcement delay of the 2-midnight rule from September 30 to J
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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OCTOBER 21, 2015
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It appears many case managers still have a lot of questions when it comes to 2-midnight rule comp
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
On May 3, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a final rule (
In the new proposed home health PPS rule, CMS states agencies providing a larger percentage of ov
When CMS releases rules, the length can be intimidating. But even at a relatively slim 700
The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled earlier this month that a medical staff can sue its hospital b
CMS CoPs New final rule refines and redefines medical staff
AUGUST 1, 2014
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently issued a new rule allowing unlicensed device
AUGUST 12, 2015
On January 28, CMS posted a fact sheet regarding a proposed rule that would update the methodolog
The 2019 proposed PPS rule references this concern in several areas. CMS recognizes there are severa
Oh, the joys of being an 8-year-old with a snow day. Joey spent the weekend playing in his newly
These codes play no part in supply reporting or payment. An agency reports supplies; it does not
Although it plays an important role in care planning, delivery, and coordination, the care plan f
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final PPS Rule for 2017 a
Under the proposed rule hospitals would have to make their 'real, negotiated prices known to pat
AUGUST 1, 2019
CMS 2015 SNF PPS final rule to increase payments to skilled nursing facilities
OCTOBER 1, 2014
APRIL 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
By Glenn Krauss,BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI Excisional debr
JANUARY 14, 2015
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NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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The latest rules proposed this spring for the electronic health records (EHR) incentive programs
Long-anticipated rule change will affect how hospitals plan for emergencies and disasters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
Under the rule, an “overpayment” means any funds that a “person” has rece
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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  The HITECH Act, which included changes to the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules,