Insights + Education

Codes Exempt from POA Reporting – September 2022 Coding Tip

By Sarah Kriegshauser / September 26, 2022

There is a list of codes that are exempt form the POA reporting list. It is updated each year, most recently effective April 2022. Read more.

Preparing for the 2023 Evaluation & Management (E/M) Changes: Part 1

By Staff / September 16, 2022

The 2023 Evaluation and Management (E/M) Changes become effective on January 1, 2023. Learn more about the changes here.

Preparing for the 2023 Evaluation & Management (E/M) Changes: Part 2

By Staff / September 16, 2022

The 2023 (E/M) Changes become effective on January 1, 2023. Part 2 of this series focuses on Hospital Inpatient and Observation Care.

Preparing for the 2023 Evaluation & Management (E/M) Changes: Part 3

By Staff / September 16, 2022

The 2023 (E/M) Changes become effective on January 1, 2023. Part 3 of this series focuses on Hospital Inpatient and Observation Care.

Post Procedural Respiratory Failure CDI Scenario – September 2022

By Staff / September 16, 2022

A 67-year-old male presents with post procedural respiratory failure after a laparoscopic colectomy for adenocarcinoma of the sigmoid colon.

Newborn Observation due to Maternal Marijuana Use – August 2022 Coding Tip

By Staff / August 22, 2022

A frequent marijuana user became pregnant and ceased usage. Upon birth, her newborn was observed for signs and symptoms of withdrawal.

AHRQ Elixhauser Review CDI Scenario – August 2022

By Staff / August 8, 2022

In this CDI Scenario, background information on AHRQ Elixhauser Review is offered to readers, plus a clinical example and documentation tips.

Aspiration Fluid Biopsy of the Pubic Symphysis Joint – July 2022 Coding Tip

By Staff / July 27, 2022

The focus is on specifying right or left pelvic bones when an aspiration fluid biopsy is performed on the Pubic Symphysis Joint.

A Conversation with an Ambulatory CDI Program Manager

By Staff / July 11, 2022
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Nancy Koors and Mary Stanfill sit down with ChristianaCare’s Ambulatory CDI Program Manager to discuss UASI’s Risk Adjustment Maturity Model.

UASI’s Risk Adjustment Maturity Model Explained

By Staff / July 11, 2022
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Learn the four RAMM phases (explore, define, implement, optimize) and lessons from ChristianaCare as they progressed through each phase.