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Preparing for a Remote Presentation
Ask yourself these questions when preparing for a remote presentation. Are you prepared for the presentation? Be very familiar with the contentRead the presentation out loud several timesAnticipate questions the audience may havePrepare a script or outline of the presentation, especially if you are nervous What is the goal of the presentation? Prior to a… Read More »Preparing for a Remote Presentation
Managing People When Working Remotely
Ten Tips for Managers Establish regular check-ins. Check-ins should be a regular part of your schedule and can occur with individuals and groups. Keep in mind that some people might require more contact than others so schedule check-ins accordingly (e.g. daily, bi-weekly, weekly). Set clear expectations and goals. Gallup reports that employees with clear goals… Read More »Managing People When Working Remotely
America’s Health Information Management Professionals Stand Ready to Fight COVID-19
As a country we continue to maneuver through the evolution of this COVID-19 pandemic and adjust to assist with containment of the virus. During this time, it is clear to us at UASI that Health Information Management (HIM) professionals will play a key role in the fight. On a daily basis our coding and consulting management… Read More »America’s Health Information Management Professionals Stand Ready to Fight COVID-19
Preventing Denials Through Clinical Validation
Click here to download our article “Preventing Denials Through Clinical Validation,” originally published in the March 2020 issue of the Journal of AHIMA.
First Quarter 2020 – Client Newsletter
Click here to download UASI’s client newsletter from the first quarter of 2020.
Components of an Effective Inpatient Coding Compliance Program
Click here to download our article “Components of an Effective Inpatient Coding Compliance Program,” originally published in the January 2019 issue of the Journal of AHIMA.
Six Rules for Successful Denials Management
How to Get From Revenue Integrity to Revenue Intelligence For health systems and hospitals, claims denials have a significant impact on overall financial performance. From lost charges and Medicare/Medicaid cost outliers to defensive and forensic audits, the impact can reach into the tens of millions of dollars for large systems. The regulatory consequences can also… Read More »Six Rules for Successful Denials Management
The US ICD-11 Implementation
When will ICD-11 be implemented for morbidity reporting in the US? That’s a question everyone wants the answer to, but the answer is not yet known and there is presently too much uncertainty to accurately predict an implementation date. The World Health Assembly adopted ICD-11 in May 2019. Anticipating that, the HHS Secretary tasked the… Read More »The US ICD-11 Implementation
AHIMA 2019 Recap
AHIMA 2019 is the HIM industry’s premier conference and this year was no exception. The entire UASI team enjoyed the opportunity to connect with clients, friends, and colleagues and compare notes in Chicago. In case you missed the presentations from UASI thought leaders, you can download them below. We’d love to hear your thoughts on… Read More »AHIMA 2019 Recap
At UASI, we pride ourselves on the quality and integrity of our employees. Here is a snapshot of a few of our wonderful Coders and CDI Consultants coming available soon that can help your facility. Kiwanis: Pro-Fee Coder Codes a variety of E/M records including: inpatient pro-fee, outpatient pro-fee, clinics and multi-specialty. Multi-specialty experience includes:… Read More »Available Talent
UASI Experts to Present “Key Steps to Successfully Implement Outpatient CDI in Physician Practice” at AHIMA 2018
HIM directors, coding managers and healthcare leaders consistently tell us that accurate hierarchical condition category (HCC) capture, coding error prevention and compliance planning remain top-of-mind. It’s critical that provider groups broaden their understanding of these areas — especially as they pertain to outpatient settings — and address them in their clinical documentation improvement (CDI) efforts.… Read More »UASI Experts to Present “Key Steps to Successfully Implement Outpatient CDI in Physician Practice” at AHIMA 2018
UASI Experts to Present “Creating and Retaining the Best CDI Team” at AHIMA 2018
Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) — particularly in outpatient settings — continues to be a top priority for US healthcare organizations as they prepare for their transition to value-based reimbursement models. Right now, there’s a tremendous amount of pressure on hospital groups to recruit top CDI talent and implement robust programs that improve patient data accuracy… Read More »UASI Experts to Present “Creating and Retaining the Best CDI Team” at AHIMA 2018