Senior healthcare consultant Michelle Wieczorek returns to discuss six ideas she says will improve performance indicators for coding and clinical documentation integrity (CDI) departments.
Wieczorek, who is a senior manager in the DHG Healthcare CFO advisory team, also discusses the ever-increasing importance of Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs) in the world of value-based care.
Other segments to be featured this episode include:
Tuesday Feature: Celebrated health information management (HIM) leader Bonnie Cassidy reports on major healthcare trends, including privacy, security, and a reduction in workforce in the HIM/CDI (clinical documentation improvement) industry.
DocTalk: Nationally renowned psychiatrist H. Steven Moffic reports on a most unusual diagnosis for mental behavior - a diagnosis so new that it was just approved by the World Health Organization for inclusion in ICD-11.
RegWatch: Healthcare industry expert Stanley Nachimson of Nachimson Advisors covers the latest regulatory and policy news from Washington, D.C.
CDI Report: Glenn Krauss, managing director of clinical services for Precision Health Systems, reports on why CDI programs often fail to engage physicians effectively as willing participants.
- TalkBack: Talk Ten Tuesdays co-host Erica Remer, MD joins the conversation on the shift in focus of CDI.
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