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Tag: Hierarchical Condition Categories

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Video: HCCs help capture complete patient story

Learn how CDI teams at Trinity Health use tools to move beyond the capture of DRGs to the more complete patient story provided by HCCs (hierarchical condition categories).

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Red Flag: OIG chart reviews of Medicare Advantage records raise concerns. Billions misspent?

February 14th, 2020 / By Barbara Aubry, RN

Audits of Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs) have been performed for years as a way for Part C vendors (Medicare Advantage Organizations) to identify and support patients with complex needs. Higher […]

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Act on the front-end to reduce readmissions penalties

November 16th, 2018 / By Steve Cantwell

In my previous blog, I took a hard look at the impact of mental health and substance abuse on hospital readmissions, especially the torrent of patients with these issues coming […]

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Case Study: Hierarchical condition categories: Get documentation and coding right

With Donna Smith, RHIA

3M research conducted by HIMSS Analytics sought to understand how organizations manage data in support of value-based payment models based on HCCs.

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White Paper: Hierarchical condition categories (HCCs) and the shift to value-based reimbursement

What are HCCs and what role do they play in value-based reimbursement? Find out in our white paper.

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Webinar: Understanding Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs)

With Donna Smith, RHIA

Gain an in-depth understanding of HCCs and learn how they are used today in population health management and value-based purchasing.

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HCCs: Don’t Underestimate Their Importance

August 3rd, 2015 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

So there are PPCs and HACs, PPRs and PPAs, PSIs and VBP just to name a few. But please don’t forget or underestimate the importance of HCCs. Why should you […]

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Video: What are HCCs?

With Donna Smith, RHIA

3M’s Donna Smith explains how Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs) are beings used to predict care costs using various data points.