Queries are an essential communication tool for compliance, reimbursement, and quality improvement. Whether initiated by coding or CDI professionals, the purpose of a query is to ensure appropriate documentation that accurately captures the patient’s health status and supports the coding and billing of services.
Creating an effective and compliant query requires an in-depth understanding of the documentation requirements of the coding and billing systems. Whether the query is written, verbal, or sent electronically, the coding or CDI professional needs to know:
- Why is clinical documentation and the query process so important?
- What is the purpose of a query?
- When is it appropriate to query?
- What is the significance of clinical indicators to the querying process?
- How can I ensure I am writing a compliant physician query?
- What about other external agencies with specific criteria regarding the query process?
Looking for more help with queries? The Original CDI Pocket Guide features sample compliant queries on the topics most in demand.
Mastering the Query Process
Clinical Documentation Improvement
What is a Query
Who to Query and When
- Recognizing Opportunities
Structure of a Query
How to Query
Query Process and Procedure
The level of effort to complete this course, start to finish, is equivalent to 1 CEU and should take you approximately 1-3 hours to complete. Remember: You have access to the course materials for the full 4-week enrollment period and we encourage you to re-review any materials that are helpful to you.
Certificate of Completion
Upon successful completion of the course work, student will be able to download a Libman Education Certificate of Completion. The Certificate of Completion will list the course as awarding 1 CEUs.
This course has been/will be submitted for prior approval by AHIMA. Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.
AAPC: CEUs pending
This program has been/will be submitted for prior approval of AAPC for continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.
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