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HCC Best Practice Advisory (BPA) Alerts a Hot Topic in Compliant Condition Capture

By Jason Jobes, SVP, Norwood Solutions HOT TOPIC QUESTION: Are you using Epic HCC BPAs (or similar tools) and are you worried about their appropriateness…

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Clean Up Your Problem Lists to Facilitate Accurate Coding

By Brian Murphy Per CMS, a problem list is “a list of current and active diagnoses as well as past diagnoses relevant to the current…

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Battle over Sepsis-2 vs. Sepsis-3 Heating Up

By Brian Murphy The battle over Sepsis-2 vs. Sepsis-3 continues. Advocates of Sepsis-3 state that it offers a more clinically accurate and rigorous definition, and…

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Breaking into CDI as a Foreign Medical Graduate: Eight Strategies for Success

By Brian Murphy Foreign medical graduates (FMG) can make for wonderful CDI professionals—but breaking into the profession poses a unique challenge. Many FMGs emigrate to…

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Back to Documentation School: Lessons from CDI Educator Kalee Vincent

Listen to the full episode here: One of the more promising developments I’ve seen over my career watching the CDI profession bloom is the…

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