The time for risk adjustment coding, outpatient CDI is now

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By Brian Murphy In my ACDIS days we launched the CCDS-O (outpatient) certification in 2017. The response, while positive, was not nearly the same as the CCDS (inpatient) received in 2009. In hindsight we were ahead of the curve. While risk adjustment was a concern, and a big one for some facilities, for others the…

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Five Steps to get Started in Outpatient CDI

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By Brian Murphy If you’re a CDI leader or HIM director, odds are there’s a voice ratting around in your head somewhere: I need an outpatient CDI program. These days, such thoughts are not a surprise. According to recent ACDIS survey data, only 20.6% of organizations have a standalone outpatient CDI program, but another 22%…

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