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Tag: DRG

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The Three Little Pigs, medical records coding and who controls the narrative

December 13th, 2019 / By Rhonda Butler

One of the many wonderful things about the post-Google information age is that, with no appreciable time or effort, you can pose a question and see what’s out there. The […]

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Webinar: Managing variation in health care: The unique role of risk adjustment

With L. Gordon Moore, MD, Erika Johnson

In this webinar, experts L. Gordon Moore and Erika Johnson discuss using risk adjustment to reveal variation in health care.

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Man vs. the Machine

January 11th, 2017 / By Clarissa George

The game of chess made history in 1997 when the IBM computer called Deep Blue beat the world chess champion Garry Kasparov. Deep Blue was not always better than a […]

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Revenue Neutrality in ICD-10: How Will You Know?

June 5th, 2015 / By Charlie Bernstein

No one likes surprises, especially when it comes to financial performance. In order to reduce unexpected results, many hospitals and payers have decided to address the issue up front. You […]

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“The Times They Are a-Changin’”

February 4th, 2015 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

Sing along with me! We are entering a time of unprecedented change in healthcare. I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the Healthcare Finance Management Association (HFMA) Region […]

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CMS, 2-Midnights, and linking payment with what you want to achieve

May 21st, 2014 / By Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Fuller, MS

A recurring theme in our blog posts is the need for payment policy to reflect a clearly defined purpose. Start with what you want to achieve and work backwards to […]

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HIMagine That! ICD-10 Coding Quality Review

May 9th, 2014 / By Sue Belley, RHIA, Donna Smith, RHIA

Sue: Donna! CMS has finally addressed a new ICD-10 compliance deadline. Looks like we’ll be working toward an October 1, 2015 go-live date. Donna: Yes, I’m glad we’re not in […]

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How Progressive Hospitals Operationalize Their Quality Data

April 4th, 2014 / By Kristine Daynes

You’ve got your quality data. Now what? Hospitals don’t lack for data on quality outcomes. The real question is what to do with it. Even after making sure the data […]

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HIMagine That! Coding Variance from ICD-9 to ICD-10

August 12th, 2013 / By Sue Belley, RHIA, Donna Smith, RHIA

Donna: Sue, I have been reviewing data files with ICD-9 codes translated to ICD-10 to determine if there are DRG changes between the two coding systems. Sue: Well, Donna, what […]

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Infographic: How can your organization improve its CDI?

Need to ideas for improving your clinical documentation? Learn best practice tips from this infographic.