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Why is CDI Essential in the Post-Acute Care Setting?

Why is CDI Essential in the Post-Acute Care Setting?

Hear Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, ACE, a nationally recognized expert in Home Health Coding, discuss Why is CDI Essential in the Post-Acute Care Setting? in this free, brief presentation. ICD-10-CM for Home Health Providers: Fundamentals of Home Health Coding In four lessons, this course provides an introduction to ICD-10-CM codes and guidelines; plus specific guidance […]

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Attn Coders: How do your skills translate to the CDI world?

Attn Coders: How do your skills translate to the CDI world?

by Rebecca Hendren, Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists There is a lot of discussion about how to be a good clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialist. As the profession grows and facilities need to hire new CDI team members, many more people are looking to get into the field. CDI specialists can come from any […]

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Examples of Clinical Documentation Improvement in Post-Acute Care Setting

Examples of Clinical Documentation Improvement in Post-Acute Care Setting

Hear Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, ACE, a nationally recognized expert in Home Health Coding, discuss Examples of Clinical Documentation Improvement in Post-Acute Care Setting in this free, brief presentation. ICD-10-CM for Home Health Providers: Fundamentals of Home Health Coding In four lessons, this course provides an introduction to ICD-10-CM codes and guidelines; plus specific guidance […]

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The Intersection of CDI and Coding: Part 7: Is Joint CDI/Coding Education Beneficial?

The Intersection of CDI and Coding: Part 7: Is Joint CDI/Coding Education Beneficial?

Hosted by Libman Education April 2018 Coding and CDI, both critically important to the success of our healthcare institutions, will continue to evolve in response to changes in technology, reimbursement, and workforce requirements. The relationship between CDIs and Coders is changing as the Revenue Cycle function requires a team approach that embraces all operational areas […]

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Becoming a CDIS: 3 Steps to Take Before You Apply for the Job

Becoming a CDIS: 3 Steps to Take Before You Apply for the Job

by Rebecca Hendren, Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists There are three steps you can take before applying for a job as a clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialist to increase your chances of success. 1. Learn as much as you can Regardless of the field or position, any candidate who learns as much as possible […]

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The Intersection of CDI and Coding: Part 6: CDI Specialists and Understanding of Coding

The Intersection of CDI and Coding: Part 6: CDI Specialists and Understanding of Coding

Hosted by Libman Education April 2018 Coding and CDI, both critically important to the success of our healthcare institutions, will continue to evolve in response to changes in technology, reimbursement, and workforce requirements. The relationship between CDIs and Coders is changing as the Revenue Cycle function requires a team approach that embraces all operational areas […]

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Clarification: AHIMA CCS and CCA Certification Exam Results Not Yet Available

Clarification: AHIMA CCS and CCA Certification Exam Results Not Yet Available

by Mary Beth York, CCS, CCS-P, CIC The beta period for AHIMA CCS and CCA certification exams ended on 5/31/2018 but both exams are currently in the data validation process. According to AHIMA, the data validation process can take 12-24 weeks; therefore results may not be available until August. Once the data validation process ends, […]

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The Intersection of CDI and Coding: Part 5: CDI Struggles

The Intersection of CDI and Coding: Part 5: CDI Struggles

Hosted by Libman Education April 2018 Coding and CDI, both critically important to the success of our healthcare institutions, will continue to evolve in response to changes in technology, reimbursement, and workforce requirements. The relationship between CDIs and Coders is changing as the Revenue Cycle function requires a team approach that embraces all operational areas […]

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The Intersection of CDI and Coding: Part 4: Additional research and education for CDI Staff

The Intersection of CDI and Coding: Part 4: Additional research and education for CDI Staff

Hosted by Libman Education April 2018 Coding and CDI, both critically important to the success of our healthcare institutions, will continue to evolve in response to changes in technology, reimbursement, and workforce requirements. The relationship between CDIs and Coders is changing as the Revenue Cycle function requires a team approach that embraces all operational areas […]

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Intersection of Coding & CDI in Post-Acute Care Setting: Documentation and Coding of Diabetes with …

Intersection of Coding & CDI in Post-Acute Care Setting: Documentation and Coding of Diabetes with …

Hear Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, ACE, a nationally recognized expert in Home Health Coding, discuss Documentation and Coding of Diabetes with … in this free, brief presentation. ICD-10-CM for Home Health Providers: Fundamentals of Home Health Coding In four lessons, this course provides an introduction to ICD-10-CM codes and guidelines; plus specific guidance for […]

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