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In 2016, those sitting for the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) exam face the b
CCDS exam results for those who took the exam since January 18 will be issued at the end of March
There are a lot of changes coming with ICD-10—including an update to the exam for
by Penny Richards  Live onsite scoring for the CCDS exam began again la
ACDIS is proud to celebrate the 3,000th Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) creden
Deadline for CCDS exam at ACDIS conference in Las Vegas Friday, April 11 is the
CCDS candidates, please take note of the following important changes to the CCDS certification pr
The following changes to the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) credential
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In 2016, those sitting for the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) exam face the b
Those interested in taking the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialists (CCDS) credential exa
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
Before new physicians entering practice decide whether to pursue board certification, cha
OCTOBER 20, 2017
Once young physicians finish residency, they will have to decide whether to pursue board certific
SEPTEMBER 22, 2017
ACDIS is exploring opportunities to develop additional CCDS exam preparation resources. You may
Sure, CDI practices might lead a hospital to the proverbial pot o’ gold hidden in the medic
JustCoding currently offers a complete CPC practice exam for platinum members. We are considering
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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In a recent ACDIS Poll, 60 respondents split almost evenly on the question of whether they’
Physician certifications and recertifications by Janet Po
NOVEMBER 1, 2014
Q. Our human resources department does not accept certificates of work absences without d
I have some questions regarding the CMS Instruction for Medical Review on Home Health Ce
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What is the correct ICD-10-CM code for hypogalactia?   a. O92
OCTOBER 7, 2015
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Updated CPC® practice exam in Q
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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An interview with Dr. Janet Stout, discoverer of the Legionella/hospital water link and certific
APRIL 22, 2021
An interview with Dr. Janet Stout, discoverer of the Legionella/hospital water link and certific
FEBRUARY 18, 2021
New exam in our Quizzes section:
MARCH 19, 2014
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Do you see room in your practice for a productivity advantage? “My background is emergency
 By Shannon E. McCall, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CCDS  
MAY 7, 2014
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Maintenance of certification (MOC) exam scores are falling: First-time pass rates for those who
As a follow-up to the previous question: If we obtain the written certification within tw
At least two U.S. states are considering laws that would modify Maintenance of Certification (MOC
The Joint Commission last week announced the development of a new optional advanced certification
APRIL 14, 2015
Clinical privileges Medical oncology - Practice area 142
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
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Coordinators are interested in pursuing certification but may not also receive support from their
JANUARY 8, 2016
The Residency Coordinator Certification Toolkit is an easy-to-use stud
NOVEMBER 14, 2018
Use of Modifiers KK, KG, KU, and KW under the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, O
Privileging Training varies widely, as does practice, for specialist
The world of board certification is complicated by the fact that many physicians subspecialize a
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
Physicians in states with disclose, apology and offer (DA&O) laws must still have payouts mad
Healthcare delivery has shifted in recent decades away from inpatient hospital care to a number o
  “When we walk into an exam room, we may actually ask a patient how they&rs
MARCH 19, 2015
Take this quick, seven question survey to he
MAY 21, 2014
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Do you have questions about physician practice coding, reimbursement, safety, EHRs, compliance, H
How often do you review staff certifications and trainings to make sure they're current?
JULY 23, 2015
DECEMBER 23, 2014
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Before new physicians entering practice decide whether to pursue board certification, changes on
OCTOBER 20, 2017
Here’s a composite portrait of the current medical practice professional toiling away in on
Nine years. Nine conferences. Each is distinctive. Those fortunate enough to attend conferences o
An 18-year-old teenage in West Palm Beach, Florida, is accused on impersonating a physician and o
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
Anesthesiologist opposition to Maintenance of Certification (MOC) has grown at a grassroots leve
The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) announced that it plans to offer new Maintenance o
ACDIS is proud to announce the promotion of CDI Education Director Cheryl Ericson, MS, RN, CCDS,
In December 2014, the Commission for Case Manager Certification and its CMLearning Network® e
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Do you have questions about physician practice coding, reimbursement, safety, EHRs, compliance, H
By Glenn Krauss, RHIA, BBA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, CCDS, C-CDI, PCS, FCS, C-CDAM &n
AUGUST 19, 2015
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JANUARY 14, 2015
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Physician practices that transition to patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) are reaping benefits
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JULY 29, 2015
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Technical standards released by U.S. Access Board build on local push toward best practices.
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This month, two states implemented laws to protect physician licensure from the American Board o
APRIL 28, 2016
By Sam Antonios, MD, FACP, FHM, CCDS   Physicians are
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
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MARCH 9, 2017
Do you have questions about physician practice coding, reimbursements, safety, EHRs, compliance,
The aging physician: Some practical tips by William K. Cors
SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
by Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS It seems change lurks near every corner we turn this
“The healthcare environment dynamic is changing rapidly, as is the practice of medicine. P
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
The Residency Coordinator Certification
AUGUST 3, 2018
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  New whitepape available: Physician Certification and Recertification: Permission to Bill
APRIL 29, 2016
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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MARCH 4, 2015
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A physician walks into an exam room and extends his hand to the patient. The gesture is simple, s
JULY 16, 2014
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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Increasing age, solo practice, lack of board certification, and less than three years of residen
MARCH 11, 2015
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If you missed our March webcast, Practicing Medicine Longer: Legal and Clinical Considerations
Question: We have multiple practice locations, and I have a couple of questi
Incident at hospital where surgeon was killed renews security debate When a man upset o
MARCH 9, 2017
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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NOVEMBER 4, 2015
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The Training Administrators of Graduate Medical Education (TAGME) certification is the only reco
NOVEMBER 10, 2017
Lawmakers in a half-dozen states are considering bills that would expand the scope of practice fo
Q: My question is in regard to physician visits and certification. When a resident w
NOVEMBER 15, 2013
By Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI CDI specialist
“Board Certification matters. It has been a hallmark of public and professional trust for
Answer to the question below is provided by J’non Griffin, owner and president of Home Heal
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OCTOBER 28, 2015
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JANUARY 20, 2017
We did not obtain a verbal Certification of Terminal Illness (COTI) from the hospice medi
In the third installment of our series to educate residents on board certification, learn about
DECEMBER 22, 2017
  Credentialing providers in a physician practice is a confusing and time-consumin
  Credentialing providers in a physician practice is a confusing and time-consumin
Credentialing providers in a physician practice is a confusing and time-consuming process that ca
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
Credentialing providers in a physician practice is a confusing and time-consuming process that ca
Credentialing providers in a physician practice is a confusing and time-consuming process that ca
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
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MAY 14, 2014
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By Jack O’Brien Forty percent of acute care organizations are at r
JULY 9, 2020
By Laurie Prescott, RN- MSN, CCDS, CDIP I am often asked by CDI managers and direc
  Use the following questions to promote discussion and contemplation of var
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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CMS states in its comments that claims for “questionable encounters” will be returned
  Submit your HIPAA questions to Editor Jaclyn Fitzgerald at
  Submit your HIPAA questions to Editor Jaclyn Fitzgerald at
A new survey from Merritt Hawkins shows that while more physicians are joining practices owned by
Leaders of the Alabama Society of Physician Assistants (PA) are celebrating the recent approval o
JULY 30, 2014
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The answer to the following question was provided by Karen Tibbs, quality and education manager w
Submit your questions to Associate Editor Nicole Votta at n
Submit your questions to Associate Editor Nicole Votta at n
Q: My colleagues and I continually wrestle with this question: Must all diagnoses on an inpati
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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A large part of the job of nursing is translating best practices and standards into effective bed
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
JUNE 25, 2014
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Beginning January 1, 2015, physicians will no longer need to provide certification for an inpatie
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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by Robin Deakins, RN, CCDS It all started with my desire to attend the 2015 ACDI
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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JUNE 18, 2014
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JANUARY 28, 2015
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By Chris Cheney At the beginning of this year, the National Commission on Certification o
MAY 9, 2019
Submit your questions to Editor Karen Long Rayburn at
Q: Should we update a Notice of Privacy Practices to ensure patients are aware that their
Submit your HIPAA questions to Editor Jaclyn Fitzgerald at
Q: I have a question about a scenario that occurred in the medical office where I am empl
Submit your HIPAA questions to Associate Editor Nicole Votta at
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Submit your HIPAA questions to Editor Jaclyn Fitzgerald at
Your window into the professional experiences and opportunities o
JULY 1, 2019
JULY 15, 2015
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NOVEMBER 19, 2014
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AUGUST 26, 2015
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APRIL 9, 2014
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The latest batch of online time-wasters offer several questions, and your answers determine whic
FEBRUARY 20, 2014
“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
The Florida Hospital Association (FHA) recently reported o
DECEMBER 28, 2015
Promoting a medical practice used to be a matter of posting an ad in the Yellow Pages®
Submit your HIPAA questions to Editor Jaclyn Fitzgerald at
Submit your HIPAA questions to Associate Editor Nicole Votta at
DECEMBER 29, 2015
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DECEMBER 13, 2016
Submit your HIPAA questions to Editor Jaclyn Fitzgerald at
Submit your HIPAA questions to Editor Jaclyn Fitzgerald at
A Certification and recertification surveys typically take place over several days. During the en
Submit your HIPAA questions to Editor Jaclyn Fitzgerald at
Submit your HIPAA questions to Editor Jaclyn Fitzgerald at
Internal residents that never achieve American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) certification ar
MARCH 4, 2016
Every once in a while I like to dip into the ol' mail bag when I get a question that I either hav
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
A critical question in medicine will come before the U.S. Supreme Court this fall: How much powe
When coders run into a tough coding question, they often look for guidance in the AHA’s
By Dan O’Connor, RN As health information technology (IT) continues
AUGUST 11, 2016
A lot of people still have questions about the 2-midnight rule and may wonder if their chosen pra
OCTOBER 6, 2015
Submit your HIPAA questions to Editor Jaclyn Fitzgerald at
Submit your HIPAA questions to Editor Jaclyn Fitzgerald at
Submit your HIPAA questions to Editor John Castelluccio at
The number of solo and small practices continues to dwindle in the U.S., and the pace of consolid
The rapid pace of change in healthcare has made it difficult for many practices to keep up with a
Submit your HIPAA questions to Associate Editor Nicole Votta at
  Do you have questions about physician practice coding, reimbursement, safety,
By Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI &nb
JULY 30, 2014
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  Featured question from Biller's Talk
NOVEMBER 16, 2018
  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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Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a l
The Commission for Case Management Certification recently revised its Code of Professional Conduc
More community practices are joining hospital systems because it makes economic sense for both pa
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
By Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CPCO, CCDS   Providers hav
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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Practice leaders explain how key metrics help groups meet their missions. "We always
SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
Q: Is it necessary for physician practices to provide HIPAA training for all workforce me
DECEMBER 16, 2014
Submit your HIPAA questions to Editor Jaclyn Fitzgerald at
Submit your HIPAA questions to Editor Jaclyn Fitzgerald at
Submit your HIPAA questions to Editor Jaclyn Fitzgerald at
Train employees how to take maximum advantage of new technologies while adhering to best practic
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
For years, physicians have had little clear guidance for patients with questions about e-cigarett
The Joint Commission has updated its frequently asked questions and answers with one regarding t
APRIL 25, 2014
  Massachusetts General Hospital will begin the uncommon practice of questioning i
JULY 2, 2014
Q: I have a question about a scenario that occurred in the medical office where I am empl
Earlier this week, I received a question regarding the need to do a risk assessment that would al
OCTOBER 13, 2016
Keeping wait times for appointments to a minimum is a cardinal rule for medical practices, but on
The Maintenance of Certification (MOC) debate continues. Earlier this month, the New England J
This aritcle first appeared in o
DECEMBER 13, 2018
By Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS The American Hospital Association wrapped up its Coding Cli
APRIL 8, 2015
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Is it true that the following documentation is an improper certification statement on our
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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JUNE 11, 2014
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JULY 30, 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 LTC Billers
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016
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A question on maintenance therapy: The patient does not have a willing and able caregiver
  To report an unspecified code or to query, that is the question. &nb
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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  You've got questions. We've got answers!
  Consolidated billing questions? We have your answers!
JANUARY 6, 2017
  Frequently asked questions about Medicare Part B
NOVEMBER 30, 2018
  Submit your PDPM questions to CMS for December 11 call
NOVEMBER 30, 2018
Physician practices are under increasing financial pressure, and Medicare accounts for a l
MARCH 5, 2014
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FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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MARCH 26, 2014
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MAY 6, 2015
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Last Tuesday, NAHC submitted official comments to CMS on a pair of proposed clinical templates (o
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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CMS addressed a question about whether agencies should discharge a patient when a home health pat
Editor’s note: The following are questions submitted by o
SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
Recently my local clinic announced it had joined the “family” of practices owned by
Q: I was recently hired for a position and learned that the practice has completed handwr
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
o    Craving to meet new like-minded people and expand your circle of friends
JULY 28, 2016
  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
The average medical practice spends 785 hours a year on quality measure reporting. That’s e
MARCH 15, 2016
JANUARY 28, 2015
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“[O]nly when doctors and patients alike recognize that more is not always better, and how e
JULY 16, 2015
By Laurie Prescott, RN- MSN, CCDS, CDIP As many of you know, working remotely has
We get a lot of questions and reader comments from folks just like you looking for answers to eve
AUGUST 31, 2016
With fewer than 78 days until ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation, plenty of questions still remain abou
JULY 15, 2015
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Imagine sitting down to take an exam and the teacher tells you exactly what’s on the test.
Question: I work for a group of general surgeons. Quite often, our pati
SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
  HIPAA Q&A: You've got questions. We've got answers!
  Manual medical reviews for therapy shift to a targeted approach, but questions remain
APRIL 15, 2016
  Have a question? Need to find a document? Not sure where to look? Watch this site demo now!
JANUARY 19, 2017
I have a question on medication reconciliation and the Level 1, 2, and 3 drug interaction
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
MAY 20, 2015
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AUGUST 27, 2014
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by Shannon E. McCall, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CCDS  
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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