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CCDS exam results for those who took the exam since January 18 will be issued at the end of March
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
by Penny Richards  Live onsite scoring for the CCDS exam began again la
Sure, CDI practices might lead a hospital to the proverbial pot o’ gold hidden in the medic
In 2016, those sitting for the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) exam face the b
There are a lot of changes coming with ICD-10—including an update to the exam for
Many healthcare organizations have experienced the benefits of an established and successful CDI
Just as ACDIS and the CDI profession have grown over th
Q: Is there an industry standard metric goal for CDI specialist reviews of Medicare cases?
The CDI department should have its own set of policies and procedures to govern its functions.
Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Yet, collabora
Whether your new CDI specialist is a nurse who needs to learn coding and reimbursement basics, o
In 2014, 66% of 318 hospitals surveyed by AHIMA had a CDI program in place. If all surveyed facil
Launch a successful CDI career with help from the experts at ACDIS in the comfort of your home or
The Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) exam hit a pretty big milestone last weeke
Q: How many people should be involved in reviewing a medical record?
The Advanced CDI Boot Camp is designed for established clinical documentation depar
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?
Did you or a colleague launch a successful CDI program in your hospital? Or maybe you helped adva
At ACDIS we’re seeing more and more departments expand their medical record reviews to focu
Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Coders, who lo
Natural language processing (NLP), an emerging technology for CDI professionals, can help drive
According to 49.8% of 592 survey respondents, the majority of CDI programs continue to be housed
Many CDI programs understand the need to expand their reviews beyond CC/MCC capture rates. But wh
CDI programs—like everything else—evolve over time. But what does it mean to be a &ldquo
Of the more than 300 individuals who responded to a recent ACDIS Website Poll, most CDI professio
Members of the ACDIS Advisory Board will conduct a one-hour “CDI Ethics” panel discus
Teamwork. It is one of the cornerstones of the CDI profession, and we like to think it is also on
Beginning in January, the CDI Journal’s cadence increased to every-other-mont
Developing performance improvement goals is an essential part to the CDI program. Goals will be s
JustCoding currently offers a complete CPC practice exam for platinum members. We are considering
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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Q: I am the only CDI specialist in our 150-bed facility. I have held the position for thr
ACDIS Associate Director Melissa Varnavas will be traveling to the AHIMA CDI Summit in Alexandria
In general, the time spent reviewing and coding records has increased since ICD-10 implementation
By Glenn Krauss, RHIA, BBA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, CCDS, C-CDI, PCS, FCS, C-CDAM &n
AUGUST 19, 2015
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Imagine sitting down to take an exam and the teacher tells you exactly what’s on the test.
The focus for clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists has historically been on the i
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
When was the last time you reviewed ACDIS/AHIMA’s “
By Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI CDI specialist
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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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 23, 2015
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ACDIS local chapter leaders frequently offer leadership in more than just CDI-related educational
Quality. Mortality. Advanced CDI. Pay-for-performance. Value Based Purchasing (VBP). Last week&rs
Q: Do you have any advice or guidance on how to conduct chart reviews for beginners in CDI
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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Q: I am looking for help on reviewing a neonatal intensive-care unit (NICU) death chart for
If you haven’t seen the OIG report “Medicare Compliance Review of University of Cinc
Q: Is there guidance on reviewing a record, such as an operative (OP) note, that has
CDI Week 2015 is just under two weeks away—September 14-18.  It’s your week of n
ACDIS is exploring opportunities to develop additional CCDS exam preparation resources. You may
Coders and clinicians seem to speak different languages. CDI specialists often serve as the trans
MAY 7, 2014
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Due to high demand, ACDIS added an additional CDI Boot Camp to its 2014 roster. CDI specialists can
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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The electronic health record has been a game-changer for CDI specialists, automating review proce
Time's running out. Is your CDI department prepared for ICD-10? Join Coding Boot Camp Instructor
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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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
Many CDI programs are shifting their focus to include some sort of quality review. One of those i
There are dozens of local CDI networking opportunities coming up as winter slowly relinquishes it
CDI for the Clinician ™ was specifically designed to provide physicians and other heal
  by Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS Many coders and CDI specialists have memorized
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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New exam in our Quizzes section:
MARCH 19, 2014
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Updated CPC® practice exam in Q
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
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SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
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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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In an ideal world, all coders and CDI specialists would get along well and work together with min
When a hospice discovers a new ADR, staff should review the time frame for the ADR, assem
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 Pocket Guide 2015 update is under development, and authors Dr. Richard Pinson an
Q: Is there guidance on reviewing a record, such as an operative note, that has not been sig
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
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APRIL 9, 2014
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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 ™&
Consider using roll-down doors on emergency department exam rooms, breakaway clothes hooks on wal
SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
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
Q: Can CDI programs use information on ambulance forms or trip tickets to abstract from if
JANUARY 28, 2015
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Are you in CDI leadership and looking for national networking opportunities? Consider participati
Dedicated CDI physician advisors help ensure program success in so many ways. They’re not j
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
MARCH 11, 2015
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Learn what's new in GME and other news relevant to residents by reviewing a few recent headlines
FEBRUARY 27, 2018
Maintenance of certification (MOC) exam scores are falling: First-time pass rates for those who
 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
JULY 29, 2015
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The new pediatric listserv message board was finished this week. It works just like CDI Talk and
What’s the number one financial reason for CDI initiatives? Improving the accuracy o
MAY 6, 2015
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NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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Coders and CDI specialists don’t always identify the same areas of concern; sometime
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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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 July edition of the CDI Journal includes a number of news-related information for CDI
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
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Every September we take an entire week to celebrate the efforts and accomplishments of CDI profes
Is your CDI program's query process a documented part of your policies and procedures? Does your
  “When we walk into an exam room, we may actually ask a patient how they&rs
MARCH 19, 2015
By Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI &nb
JULY 30, 2014
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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
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
  Coders and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists may not always a
JUNE 17, 2015
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APRIL 23, 2014
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NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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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
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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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
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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  Medicare Review: Ways to evaluate claims
OCTOBER 2, 2015
DECEMBER 23, 2014
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DECEMBER 16, 2015
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SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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JUNE 18, 2014
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Who can conduct the (medication) review? The regulations require a drug
  Unannounced audit! What do you need to review first?
DECEMBER 14, 2016
  How to make the most of your Medicare Review
AUGUST 8, 2017
  What to do when you are under medical review
OCTOBER 13, 2017
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
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What should the (medication) review include? The language in the regula
We are looking for reviewers for our 2017 book projects. If you’re interested in participa
JANUARY 12, 2017
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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A physician walks into an exam room and extends his hand to the patient. The gesture is simple, s
JULY 16, 2014
How does an agency keep the drug review up to date? The regulations req
With the ICD-10 transition just a few months away, CDI program leaders are asking themselves, &ld
  Manual medical reviews for therapy shift to a targeted approach, but questions remain
APRIL 15, 2016
We are still looking for participants for our Nursing Book Review Group! Now is your chance to j
APRIL 21, 2016
  CMS is hosting a live webcast for SNFs: How review and correct reports fit into quality repor
  The Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program Review and Correct reports are availab
Which medications are subject to review?   A clinician must
During the recent webcast, review-seven-challenges-for-tod
Nursing peer review committees operating in good faith are protected from incurring civil liabili
APRIL 17, 2015
What documentation is necessary for a medication review? The regulation
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that the pre-claim review de
Performance review time is never easy. Managers have the uncomfortable task of assessing their te
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
  Patients are turning to online review websites such as Yelp, Healthgrades, and R
NOVEMBER 20, 2014
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
Most coders and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists are familiar with the Unifor
JANUARY 14, 2015
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FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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The period for physicians to review and dispute financial information reported under CMS&r
APRIL 9, 2015
The Hospital Guide to Contemporary Utilization Review is a comprehensive resource designed to ide
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
During HCPro’s webcast review-seven-challenge
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
As of April 1, 2017, the Pre-Claim Review demonstration will be paused for at least 30 days in Il
A Q&A around drug regimen review items was provided by CMS.   CMS’
JULY 30, 2014
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Last week we launched our patient safety and quality book review group and we thank everyone who
AUGUST 12, 2015
Last week we invited you to join our nursing book review group and we thank everyone who has exp
JULY 30, 2015
Congratulations to this week’s winner, Cathy Dunsing, RN, CDI specialist at Communit
MAY 20, 2015
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The following is an excerpt from review-second
SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
Physicians have until May 15 to review and file any necessary disputes regarding their financial
APRIL 28, 2016
During the second review, program directors, faculty, and coordinators will thoroughly review the
OCTOBER 25, 2013
Struggling with utilization review (UR) at your organization?   Check out
When we previously discussed post-interview reviews of letters of recommendation (LOR) and perso
APRIL 28, 2017
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
By Cheryl Ericson, MS, RN, CCDS, CDIP Many clinical documentation improvement (CDI
JULY 29, 2015
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If you’re looking for a better way to track peer review cases, mark Tuesday, June 10 on yo
Dear readers, HCPro is researching a book that would include peer review benchmar
MARCH 3, 2016
A recent poll of parents found that a majority of them are concerned that online reviews of physi
MARCH 24, 2016
To date, Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) visits are scheduled to occur every 18 to 2
OCTOBER 27, 2017
The Hospital Guide to Contemporary Utilization Review is a comprehensive resource design
DECEMBER 22, 2015
In CMS’ targeted probe-and-educate review, MACs will send ADRs to agencies that struggled
Understanding OPPE, part 1: Peer review by any other name
DECEMBER 1, 2014
The inaugural ACDIS Symposium: Outpatient CDI featur
MAY 23, 2017
MARCH 9, 2017
CMS will not conduct post-payment patient status reviews for admis
The policies and administrative practices of the agency are reviewed to determine the extent to w
by Josh Poltilove Agencies seeking to pass CMS’ Review Choice Demonstratio
Q: Our facility is considering having our coders and CDI specialists “go–live&
In FY 2014, the OIG is setting out to review some aspects of billing and payments that were not i
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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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
The role of the utilization review (UR) committee has changed as facilities move to reporti
A British report from the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance predicts that unchecked, superbugs c
DECEMBER 16, 2014
On June 7, the OIG posted a report stating it reviewed CMS’ administration of the Pioneer A
Palmetto GBA announced it will conduct pre-payment, service-specific, probe medical review on Hos
I have some questions regarding the CMS Instruction for Medical Review on Home Health Ce
Medicare Boot Camp®—Utilization Review Version  
During the recent webcast, review-seven-challenges-for-tod
APRIL 30, 2015
A pharmacist must review all medication orders prior to the medication being dispensed exc
APRIL 22, 2014
The New Jersey Attorney General's Office has advised South Jersey prosecutors to review all auto
An automated Recovery Auditor review of discharge status codes identified improper payment
MAY 6, 2015
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Can you give a review of how the proposed CoPs might change things? The agency mu
The quality measure “drug regimen review conducted with follow-up for identified issues&rdq
Medicare Boot Camp®—Utilization Review Version  
Medicare Boot Camp®—Utilization Review Version
Regardless of the clinical background of those responsible for reviewing documentation, it can be
by Kirsten Dize As the Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) expands, agencies in Oh
By Glenn Krauss,BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI Excisional debr
JANUARY 14, 2015
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Pre-claim review pilot goes live in Illinois—2 days late
Medicare Boot Camp®—Utilization Review Version
  Most improper payments for diagnostic nasal endoscopies reviewed during a Compre
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
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Medicare Boot Camp®—Utilization Review Version
Of the 394 sentinel events reviewed by The Joint Commission in the first half of 2014, unintended
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursday, November 13, to review the big changes coming for modifier
Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursday, November 13, to review the big changes coming for modifier
Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) this Thursday, November 13, to review the big changes coming f
Proposed legislation would require the Secretary of State to accelerate the review process
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
Back my popular demand! Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday, January 7, to review the big chang
Two more studies reviewing resident work hour restrictions land squarely in the middle of the lon
MARCH 11, 2015
Providers may want to review claims containing HCPCS code C2623 (catheter, transluminal an
After years of research, debate, and Food and Drug Administration review, the federal agency will
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
This therapy M item should be reviewed once all initial orders have been received by the agency f
OCTOBER 7, 2015
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In many states, the incident report can be reviewed by the plaintiff's attorney. Therefore, it is
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
In many states, the incident report can be reviewed by the plaintiff's attorney. Therefore, it i
FEBRUARY 14, 2019
MARCH 18, 2015
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MARCH 11, 2015
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MARCH 4, 2015
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FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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A Recovery Auditor automated review of claims for cardiovascular nuclear medicine procedur
APRIL 29, 2015
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by Josh Poltilove CMS’ supplemental medical review contractor (SMRC) has beg
A review of more than 2,000 neurosurgical cases published in the
NOVEMBER 30, 2017
A review of more than 2,000 neurosurgical cases published in the
NOVEMBER 28, 2017
MARCH 5, 2014
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OIG posts Medicare Compliance Review of Saint Luke's Hospital On Augus
Blogs from industry experts in healthcare that keep users up-to-date on the latest happenings in their fields.
ACDIS now has more than 40 local chapters whose volunteer leaders gather CDI professionals for ed
These Occupational Health and Safety Forms provide you with all of the updates for your OSHA Health and Safety Compliance Manual.
DECEMBER 17, 2008
As a nurse manager, how often do you review the duties and responsibilities laid out in your staf
JULY 2, 2015
  As a nurse manager, how often do you review the duties and responsibilities laid o
JUNE 24, 2015
Medicare Boot Camp—Utilization Review Version is an i
AUGUST 5, 2015
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A Recovery Auditor review of claims from September 25, 2012, to August 30, 2013, found pro
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
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In the fall of 2015, the ACGME Board of Directors began a complete review of the Common Program
JANUARY 13, 2017
Managers should not assume that they can review every guideline, every item in Coding Clinic,
Thank you to everyone who has volunteered to review the results of the 2017 Residency Coordinato
AUGUST 10, 2018
After CMS review, The Joint Commission has finally prepublished revisions to the Emergency Manage
Review agency policies and procedures around infection control and update them. D
Dear readers, Have you reviewed the ACGME’s
MARCH 9, 2018
The public use file is a file that is used by policymakers and researchers that review the fee-fo
JULY 15, 2015
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At the close of fiscal year 2013, nearly 5,000 claims denials remained pending review at the Departm
MARCH 25, 2015
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Last summer, we asked you to join our Nursing Book Review Group and the response was overwhelmin
MARCH 17, 2016
Last summer, we asked you to join our Nursing Book Review Group and the response was overwhelming
MARCH 10, 2016
Join us August 18 at 1:00 p.m. (Eastern) for this 90-minute webcast for a comprehensive review of
Reviewed by Mary Ellen Conway, RN, BSN A home health agency depends on i
You should review the final CoPs and the draft interpretive guidelines. Sections
Terms of use synopsis
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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In the fall of 2015, the ACGME Board of Directors began a complete review of the Common Program R
JANUARY 13, 2017
Medicare’s Pre-Claim Review Demonstration (PCR) rollout has been anything but smooth, with
The battle over timely reviews for Medicare claims denials continues despite a federal court&rsqu
There is one phenomenon in the PPS that has caught the attention of medical reviewers.
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
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OCTOBER 29, 2014
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In a paper that will be published in a future issue of American Economic Review, Ma
MARCH 20, 2015