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An outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) program should be aligned with a fa
As I mentioned in the most recent edition of the CDI Journal, my 96-year-old grandm
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
The 2014 CDI Salary Survey illustrated that while the bulk of CDI specials continues to earn roug
OCTOBER 1, 2015
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Sure, CDI practices might lead a hospital to the proverbial pot o’ gold hidden in the medic
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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CDI programs—like everything else—evolve over time. But what does it mean to be a &ldquo
Those who are interested in using ICD-10-PCS for outpatient hospital coding may question w
The Joint Commission last week announced the development of a new optional advanced certification
APRIL 14, 2015
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
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
  New whitepape available: Physician Certification and Recertification: Permission to Bill
APRIL 29, 2016
  Part B Outpatient Therapy Q&A
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
Maintenance of certification (MOC) exam scores are falling: First-time pass rates for those who
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
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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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
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
The Training Administrators of Graduate Medical Education (TAGME) certification is the only reco
NOVEMBER 10, 2017
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
“Board Certification matters. It has been a hallmark of public and professional trust for
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 ™&
We did not obtain a verbal Certification of Terminal Illness (COTI) from the hospice medi
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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In the third installment of our series to educate residents on board certification, learn about
DECEMBER 22, 2017
Are you in CDI leadership and looking for national networking opportunities? Consider participati
The Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payment (HOP Panel) summer meeting
There will be no issue of JustCoding News: Outpatient published the week of October 15. The next
OCTOBER 1, 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
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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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Did you or a colleague launch a successful CDI program in your hospital? Or maybe you helped adva
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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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
 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 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
MARCH 4, 2015
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NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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In December 2014, CMS posted a document on its Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payme
Beginning January 1, 2015, physicians will no longer need to provide certification for an inpatie
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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Outpatient procedures will still be coded using CPT®/HCPCS—the HIPAA-
Beginning in January, the CDI Journal’s cadence increased to every-other-mont
The world of board certification is complicated by the fact that many physicians subspecialize a
SEPTEMBER 10, 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
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Coordinators are interested in pursuing certification but may not also receive support from their
JANUARY 8, 2016
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
JustCoding News: Outpatient will not publish next week. JustCoding News: Inpatient will publish a
MARCH 25, 2015
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Physician certifications and recertifications by Janet Po
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
Although only about 25% of hospitals currently outsource their CDI efforts, roughly 70% plan to p
“The furor over Maintenance of Certification is a self-inflicted distraction by
DECEMBER 18, 2014
The Joint Commission has released prepublication standards for its newly approved optional certif
MARCH 3, 2015
As a follow-up to the previous question: If we obtain the written certification within tw
The Residency Coordinator Certification Toolkit is an easy-to-use stud
NOVEMBER 14, 2018
Q: Our CDI specialists will present to our inpatient rehabilitation department (including
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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Q: I am new to the CDI role and looking for suggestions as to how to work with our surgeons to he
In 2012, CMS established the Hospital Outpatient Payment Panel as an independent review en
ACDIS local chapter leaders frequently offer leadership in more than just CDI-related educational
Internal residents that never achieve American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) certification ar
MARCH 4, 2016
How often do you review staff certifications and trainings to make sure they're current?
JULY 23, 2015
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
By Laurie Prescott, RN- MSN, CCDS, CDIP I am often asked by CDI managers and direc
You ask the following question: Is it legal for the outpatient therapy agency to provide services
DECEMBER 17, 2014
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By Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI CDI specialist
Revisions to State Operations Manual (SOM) Chapter 2, The Certification Process a
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
Developing performance improvement goals is an essential part to the CDI program. Goals will be s
Anesthesiologist opposition to Maintenance of Certification (MOC) has grown at a grassroots leve
Once young physicians finish residency, they will have to decide whether to pursue board certific
SEPTEMBER 22, 2017
Outpatient coding and billing errors led to more than half of all automated denials by Recovery
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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CCDS candidates, please take note of the following important changes to the CCDS certification pr
The Commission for Case Management Certification recently revised its Code of Professional Conduc
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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A bill that would have allowed outpatient joint replacement surgery in the state of Wyoming didn
The inaugural ACDIS Symposium: Outpatient CDI featur
MAY 23, 2017
“I’m scared to death to practice outpatient medicine. I don’t feel prepa
DECEMBER 12, 2014
“As hospitals employ more and more outpatient practitioners, adequate vetting of competenc
MARCH 24, 2016
The Maintenance of Certification (MOC) debate continues. Earlier this month, the New England J
Q. Our human resources department does not accept certificates of work absences without d
Before new physicians entering practice decide whether to pursue board certification, changes on
OCTOBER 20, 2017
Is it true that the following documentation is an improper certification statement on our
Just as ACDIS and the CDI profession have grown over th
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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Is your organization planning to code outpatient procedures using ICD-10-PCS as well as CPT®
MAY 13, 2015
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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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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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The Residency Coordinator Certification
AUGUST 3, 2018
  by Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS Many coders and CDI specialists have memorized
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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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
Hospital outpatient therapeutic services, such as ED or clinic visits, that are paid under
AUGUST 19, 2015
JUSTCODING
Before new physicians entering practice decide whether to pursue board certification, cha
OCTOBER 20, 2017
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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 20, 2015
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The American Hospital Association calls CMS’ proposed 2% reduction in outpatient payments &
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
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DECEMBER 3, 2014
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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
A special thank you goes out to MedPartners CDI, our exclusive Title Sponsor for the
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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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 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
On October 31st, 2014 CMS released Survey and Certification Memo 15-06-NH announcing the e
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
Dear readers, Maintenance of Certification (MOC) remains a highly divisive topic
JUNE 11, 2015
The Joint Commission recently approved the 2016 accreditation and certification decision rules fo
OCTOBER 6, 2015
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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  When outpatient hospitals and physicians switch to ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes Oct
MAY 14, 2014
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JANUARY 28, 2015
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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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NOVEMBER 12, 2014
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NOVEMBER 26, 2014
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NOVEMBER 26, 2014
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True or false: When a patient has been seen in the outpatient clinic for a minor eye infection an
DECEMBER 2, 2014
DECEMBER 10, 2014
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DECEMBER 23, 2014
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JANUARY 7, 2015
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JANUARY 21, 2015
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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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APRIL 29, 2015
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MAY 13, 2015
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JULY 8, 2015
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In the final 2018 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) rule released by CMS, total knee a
MARCH 15, 2019
Q: Can CDI programs use information on ambulance forms or trip tickets to abstract from if
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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CMS finalized several changes to the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) program i
Drug administration is one of the most common services provided in the outpatient setting,
APRIL 29, 2015
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Dedicated CDI physician advisors help ensure program success in so many ways. They’re not j
MARCH 11, 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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Q: My question is in regard to physician visits and certification. When a resident w
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
At least two U.S. states are considering laws that would modify Maintenance of Certification (MOC
Q: An auditor recently reviewed our outpatient ED claims and told us that we canno
JUNE 18, 2014
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 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
OCTOBER 29, 2014
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NOVEMBER 19, 2014
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Concerns about the safety of outpatient surgery centers have mushroomed since the highly publici
Both hospital inpatient and outpatient payments require substantial increases in payments in fisc
Joan Rivers’ daughter has filed a malpractice lawsuit against the Manhattan outpatient cli
MAY 6, 2015
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NOVEMBER 19, 2014
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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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The month of April promises a number of educational opportunities for CDI professionals across th
Q: We have a physician who is sending patients to our outpatient clinic to receive
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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Increasing age, solo practice, lack of board certification, and less than three years of residen
JANUARY 28, 2015
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In the OutpatientCodeEdit/Downloads/FinalSumof
DECEMBER 10, 2014
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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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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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A Certification and recertification surveys typically take place over several days. During the en
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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Q: Our physicians have started performing endomyocardial biopsies on an outpatient