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In the PPS, there has been a big problem with coverage of occupational therapy after a single vis
 Therapy
You ask the following question: Is it legal for the outpatient therapy agency to provide services
The Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) exam hit a pretty big milestone last weeke
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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The practice of concurrent surgery is common and has been accepted for so long that it might be
MARCH 17, 2016
The following is an excerpt from therapy-h
CMS Publication 100-2, Chapter 7, speaks to two types of therapy: restorative therapy geared towa
Regardless of the clinical background of those responsible for reviewing documentation, it can be
Endurance has become a dirty word in therapy circles based on the belief that its use will trigge
A question on maintenance therapy: The patient does not have a willing and able caregiver
Is it true that the following documentation is an improper certification statement on our
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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Those interested in taking the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialists (CCDS) credential exa
Yes another SNF, another therapy contract and more fraud settlements.  The only thing
APRIL 10, 2015
by Kirsten Dize Strong documentation is key in home health, and implementation o
Occupational therapy cannot qualify a patient for coverage initially, but after the patient has h
MAY 7, 2014
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The following is an excerpt from The Post-Acute Care Guide to Maintenance Therapy by Diana L. Kor
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  Should gait be included in the occupational therapy assessment?
  With the release of therapy utilization data, SNFs must prioritize individualized care
  Confused? G-Coding in a SNF: Functional Therapy
OCTOBER 21, 2016
  Defining maintenance therapy: A proactive approach to quality care
  Part B Outpatient Therapy Q&A
  Part B Therapy Billing: Functional reporting and G-codes webcast
OCTOBER 13, 2017
Documenting medical necessity has become a big topic over the last several years and there has be
MARCH 22, 2019
Lymphedema therapy is an extensive treatment involving a combination of manual decongestive thera
A new study published January 1, 2016 in the journal Physical Therapy found that an additional h
JANUARY 8, 2016
CMS recognizes the massive number of ultra-high therapy claims submitted by SNFs over the years
DECEMBER 9, 2016
SNF therapy contracts: Your risks and what you need to know Q&A
AUGUST 1, 2015
No. The regulations do not mandate any particular form or format for documentation or confirmati
Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy is used to treat a variety of conditions, including wound care. H
APRIL 2, 2014
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Q: What day should a new admit to a SNF begin the skilled therapy that is ordered by physi
MARCH 14, 2014
  SNF therapy contracts: Your risks and what you need to know Q&A
  Manual medical reviews for therapy shift to a targeted approach, but questions remain
APRIL 15, 2016
  Two-year budget deal repeals therapy caps, cuts skilled nursing spending by $1.96 billion
FEBRUARY 14, 2018
Because this is therapy that an agency would provide if the equipment were available, the same co
SNF therapy contracts: Your risks and what you need to know
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
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In your plan of care, include any diagnoses that support therapy services or explain the need for
Q: In terms of coding blood transfusions, does the documentation of which intravenous (IV)
In recent years, hospitals have increasingly focused on creating clinical documentation improveme
As with ADLs, specificity and relevance are key components to a thorough occupational therapy ass
MARCH 4, 2015
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2015 annual update to the therapy code list released On November 14, CMS released a
Q: Can we report new CPT® codes 97607 (negative pressure wound therapy,
Documentation will be important to support supply utilization and payment. Claims
ACDIS, the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists
AUGUST 1, 2012
Q: Is there a new way to report MIST Therapy® in 2014?&
Documentation Documentation
Most coders and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists are familiar with the Unifor
JANUARY 14, 2015
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Physician documentation for the use of osteogenic stimulators for nonunion of fractures is often
JANUARY 28, 2015
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Upcoming webcast! SNF Therapy Contracts: Implementing a Shared Risk Arrangement to Reduce
JANUARY 23, 2015
This therapy M item should be reviewed once all initial orders have been received by the agency f
The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Sp
OCTOBER 1, 2010
From the State Operations Manual: The regulation requires at G161 that orders for therapy
New timeframe for response to additional documentation requests  
Q: Our MAC is reviewing our pulmonary rehabilitation and physician therapy (PT) and occ
  Documentation standards
JANUARY 1, 2015
Demand for alternative therapies is on the rise, and while some practitioners remain skeptical,
Q: Should I query for chronic respiratory failure if the documentation indicates the patient
MARCH 26, 2014
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By James S. Kennedy, MD, CCS, CDIP The physician documented “encephalopathy&
MARCH 25, 2015
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Any discussion of therapy goals raises questions about the model that should be used. There is de
If therapy completes an evaluation after the nurse does the start of care and the therapy
  When a provider fails to document whether a patient diagnosed with monoplegia ha
MAY 13, 2015
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The Joint Commission announced revisions to its anticoagulant therapy National Patient Safety Goa
DECEMBER 27, 2018
AM0110, Episode Timing, and M2200, Therapy Need, apply when the assessment will determine the pat
When you have a patient that is therapy only (PT and OT) and the RN performs a NBO visit
  Q&A: Documentation for body mass index
  Skilled Services: How to document for proper reimbursement
OCTOBER 9, 2015
  Featured member resource: ADR appeal documentation checklist
NOVEMBER 16, 2018
What are two indications for the use of anticoagulant therapy?  
APRIL 8, 2014
Therapy visits have a direct impact on the first (grouping step) and fourth (services utilization
Therapy visits have a direct impact on the first (grouping step) and fourth (services utilization
Documentation of terminal illness at admission and during the hospice service period must be deta
Documentation of terminal illness at admission and during the hospice service period must be det
To accurately interpret and code physician documentation, the HIM department should employ
JUNE 4, 2014
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JANUARY 19, 2017
Can the plan of care serve as a way to document medications?  
By Megan Batty Ensure that medical record documenta-tion clearly documents a canc
What documentation is necessary for a medication review? The regulation
 Documentation
Using a streamlined approach to EHR documentation may help reduce stress for resident, according
AUGUST 7, 2015
APRIL 2, 2014
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JUNE 25, 2014
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Because there will be no adjustments in the HHRG after the RAP is sent, the reporting of therapy
Effective documentation of the condition and the patients’ co-morbidities may help lawyers
In December 2014, CMS posted a document on its Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payme
Incomplete documentation in patient clinical records can cause your organization legal and settle
SEPTEMBER 18, 2019
Medical staffs across the country are discovering their governance documents are inadequate for t
  A Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) study found insufficient documentation
JULY 22, 2015
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Now in its second edition, documentation-improv
APRIL 9, 2014
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Now in its second edition, documentation-improv
JUNE 4, 2014
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Now in its second edition, documentation-improv
AUGUST 13, 2014
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Become more proactive. You no longer can wait for face-to-face documentation to arrive within sev
Examples of more detailed interventions for occupational therapies are as follows. A single state
Insufficient documentation is the leading cause of improper payments for claims involving referri
OCTOBER 28, 2015
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 Although documentation matters more and more in today?s world of ever-changing regulations, med
AUGUST 4, 2017
Q: I’m in a little debate: Does documentation of the patient’s body mass in
MAY 7, 2014
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  Why are physician queries so critical to accurate documentation and coding? The an
The Joint Commission (TJC) announced revisions to its anticoagulant therapy National Patient Safe
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
  An intensive therapy regimen involving medication, diet and behavioral changes s
OCTOBER 3, 2014
Providers don’t often receive education on clinical documentation, which can be a challenge
In a recent frequently asked questions (FAQ) document released by the Centers for Medicare &
DECEMBER 23, 2014
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Q&A: Managing LS, EC, and EM documentation Editor
DECEMBER 20, 2016
Q: Can you code strictly from emergency department (ED) documentation? Can you code from tes
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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JANUARY 28, 2015
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The Joint Commission (TJC) announced revisions to its anticoagulant therapy National Patient Safe
DECEMBER 18, 2018
We all know that ICD-10 codes will require more complete documentation. We’ve been t
An outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) program should be aligned with a fa
Proper documentation is critical when it comes to supporting medical necessity and providing qual
What should our clinicians document if the patient hasn't had the flu vaccine yet? The pa
There has been a fair amount of coverage on the documentation requirements needed to assign ICD-1
The focus for clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists has historically been on the i
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
by Kirsten Dize Make completing documentation in the home a requirement for all
Coding and documentation should tell a patient's complete story. With the greater specific
  Medical staffs are discovering their governance documents are inadequate for tod
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
Insufficient documentation led to approximately 97% of improper payments for kyphoplasty a
JULY 23, 2014
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At ACDIS, it’s no surprise when we hear about clinical documentation improvement efforts
Take a close look at the documentation guidelines that CMS suggests for the practice improvement
ACDIS, the Association of Clinical Documentation Impro
APRIL 7, 2011
Q: Our physicians document a diagnoses of pneumonia but do not normally make a specific
APRIL 9, 2014
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Measure a wound from inside edge to inside edge to correctly document wound size, and ensure that
The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS), the nation’s onl
JANUARY 19, 2016
We have been told that the following documentation would position us for a potential clai
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS), the premier healthcar
SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
By utilizing the information documented in the record, coders can report the BMI from a dietitian
The documentation surrounding your QAPI program should include:  
MAY 21, 2014
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Q: Is the statement “please document in a progress note to capture the severity of i
Clinical documentation is often overlooked during residency, yet without proper training, new ph
SEPTEMBER 9, 2016
New EP: Avoid RFIs by keeping documents and service manuals in library “If it was
JANUARY 1, 2018
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New EP: Avoid RFIs by keeping documents and service manuals in library “If it was
DECEMBER 1, 2017
Documentation: Getting the details right Joint Commission eli
DECEMBER 6, 2016
The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS) released a new position
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
The first Clinical Documentation Improvement Week is taking place from September
SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
ACDIS, the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists, the leading national as
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
The electronic document management system (EDMS) plays a role in designing the official legal h
Nurses new to home health struggle with the completion of documentation related to patient care.
CMS doesn't require Medicare Advantage plans to have a face-to-face document for home health. Bu
Q: Can you clarify the expectations related to documenting the discussion betwee
The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS) last week updated its
OCTOBER 13, 2015
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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APRIL 23, 2014
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Q: I am a coder in a hospital outpatient setting. Our physicians document drug use in s
JULY 22, 2015
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It’s an age-old question: How do you get physicians to support documentation improvement ef
Documentation example for coders in
OCTOBER 29, 2014
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Even before ICD-10-CM was delayed until October 1, 2015, the quality of physician document
  Q: Is it okay to code a diagnosis if the physician documents two diagnoses usin
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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Documentation example in
MARCH 4, 2015
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If you feel pretty confident as an agency that your documentation can pass muster and the totalit
Intensive behavioral therapy for obesity, screening digital tomosynthesis mammography,
HCPro, Inc., and ACDIS, the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists, today
JUNE 15, 2011
The St. Louis County Health Department recently discovered that a document containing PHI was ema
MARCH 11, 2015
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JULY 22, 2015
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"[A]s we enter into clinical practice, physicians face the burdens of documentation and reg
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
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In the early days of clinical documentation improvement programs many staff members reported up t
Q: Can you tell me whether there is a resource that lists documents and required retentio
The patient care plan (485) is not a stand-alone documentation system; it is the legal record of
Residency training typically serves as physicians’ first exposure to the clinical document
AUGUST 11, 2017
Finding effective ways to continuously remind physicians of documentation improvement methods can
Finding effective ways to continuously remind physicians of documentation improvement methods can
Focus on documentation. CMS believes it is the responsibility of the homecare provider to attempt
A patient comes into the ED following an automobile accident. The physician documents that the pa
Even before ICD-10-CM was delayed until October 1, 2015, the quality of physician document
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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Coders are tasked with telling a patient’s story based on the documentation in the m
MAY 20, 2015
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Q: I am looking for documentation or physician education tips related to ventilator manage
by: Kirsten Dize CMS’ revised OASIS Q&A document offers welcome insight
APRIL 9, 2014
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A patient presents to the ED with a headache, nausea, and vomiting. The physician documented that
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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OCTOBER 8, 2014
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Although documentation matters more and more in today’s world of ever-changing regulations,
AUGUST 4, 2017
Q: Is it okay to code a diagnosis if the physician documents two diagnoses using
ACDIS is proud to celebrate the 3,000th Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) creden
Q: When physicians continue to only document respiratory failure in the inpatien
JUNE 4, 2014
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Incidents reports are a pain to fill out, but vital for documenting what happened and for pro
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission's documents/Mar14Entire
MARCH 21, 2014
In the budget document released by the Office of Management and Budget, the White House's propose
Friday, April 11 is the deadline to apply for the Certified Clinical Documentation Specia
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
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Need another reason to avoid billing denials by ensuring proper documentation? A new study in the
AUGUST 26, 2015
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Q: I have seen documentation of oliguric renal failure and non-oliguric renal failure. What is th
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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OCTOBER 14, 2015
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Q: I have seen documentation of oliguric renal failure and non-oliguric renal failure. Wha
 It will depend a lot on documentation. This may be something to query. For example, even if
The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS), the nation’s pre
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
HCPro, Inc. and the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvem
New on JustCoding Platinum! New ICD-10-CM documentation examples in
JULY 9, 2014
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Every provider has basic information he or she must document in the health record, says Lisa Ging
Take an in-depth look at coding, documentation, and querying for acute kidney injury (AKI). Durin
APRIL 8, 2015
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Take an in-depth look at coding, documentation, and querying for acute kidney injury (AKI). Durin
MARCH 25, 2015
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FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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Incidents reports are a pain to fill out, but vital for documenting what happened and for pro
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
In 2016, those sitting for the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) exam face the b
Advancements in electronic health records (EHR) have improved nursing documentation and patient s
JANUARY 26, 2017
The proof of medical necessity strictly relies on the MD documentation and diagnosis and the skil
The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS) honored the nation&rsqu
MAY 25, 2016
The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS), the nation’s onl
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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MAY 6, 2015
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OCTOBER 22, 2014
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Q: The physician documented “encephalopathy” in the record of a patient who wa
Q: The primary physician documented subacute cerebral infarction and I am wondering whe
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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I’m always excited to read an article about clinical documentation improvement in the mains
A proposed CMS change to the 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule will require surgeons document
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS), the nation’s onl
DECEMBER 30, 2015
ACDIS—the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists—announced tod
MARCH 18, 2014
MARCH 19, 2014
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ACDIS is preparing to draft its third incarnation of the popular The Physician Documentation I
APRIL 23, 2014
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APRIL 30, 2014
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MAY 7, 2014
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JUNE 11, 2014
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Knowing the bones of the feet, and ensuring they're being properly documented by providers
JULY 30, 2014
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AUGUST 6, 2014
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AUGUST 27, 2014
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Documentation sample for coders in
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
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Q: If a is patient admitted with malnutrition and the physician documented the patien
JANUARY 28, 2015
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  Creating a new position to assume a physician’s documentation duties may l
APRIL 15, 2015
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FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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Click the PDF icon above to download. Included in this document:
MAY 13, 2015
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JULY 15, 2015
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While many case managers today work closely with clinical documentation improvement (CDI) special
JANUARY 5, 2016
On March 8, CMS posted a document in the Federal Register correcting technical and typog