Is it time for Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI)?

Is CDI the answer to a reimbursement crisis? With recovery auditors here and ICD-10 on it’s way, it will be good to have clinical documentation in order.

But that’s not the only reason…

Check out this blog posting for some of the things to consider when looking at a CDI program for your medical facility:

Motivation for Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI)? As we continue to build our Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) program in preparation for ICD-10 and a continued increase in audits (RAC, MIC, and Commercial Insurance), we've been doing a lot of discussing and research related to what objectives a CDI program might have. Is is to increase reimbursement through assignment of CC's and MCC's? Is it to improve coding productivity? Is it to reduce the potential risk from recovery audits? Is it … Read More

via Clear HIM Matters

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