ACDIS and AHIMA add Important new Addendum to Physician Query Brief


New guidance recommends adding clinical validation language into payer contracts to head off denials By Brian Murphy ACDIS and AHIMA addended the guidelines all CDI and coding professionals should be using to write effective, compliant queries. Link below. This new addendum (you can find it on p. 27 of “Guidelines for Achieving a Compliant Query…

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ACDIS/AHIMA release new query practice brief, are you ready?


By Brian Murphy The new ACDIS/AHIMA Guidelines for Achieving a Compliant Query Practice are out. Why care about this new guidance? The Guidelines are not law or regulation, but they are the standard that the two organizations recommend everyone follow. And that means literally everyone involved in the query process—CDI and coding of course, but…

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