Medical Necessity and Paid Claims: What Do They Have To Do with Clinical Validation and Health Informatics?
Author: Young, Donna; Ewoterai, Okemena; Lusk, Katherine
Publication Date: July 2018
CDI Expanding Beyond the Hospital Walls through Standards
By Donna Young, RHIA, CDIP, CCS; Okemena Ewoterai, BSN, MA, CCS, CCDS, CDIP; and Katherine Lusk, MHSM, RHIA, FAHIMA
As support for the value-based payment arena grows, payer audits are increasing. Payment can be denied based upon a....
Author: Ewoterai, Okemena; Lusk, Katherine; Orlova, Anna; Young, Donna
Source: AHIMA practice brief | Journal of AHIMA
Publication Date: November 2017
The proverbial comparison of “apples and oranges” is a well-known metaphor in casual conversation and discussion. When talking about expanding clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs in today’s environment of electronic health records (EHRs) and information governanc....