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2018 Essentials for Clinical Documentation Integrity

2018 Essentials for Clinical Documentation Integrity

 

Packed with case studies that align with each chapter that are divided into major diagnostic categories (MDCs), with anatomy and physiology lessons, this resource with at-a-glance learning and reference aids, charts, and diagrams make a perfect training tool for knowing when to initiative physician queries, for any new or seasoned CDI specialist.


Price: $149.00
Publishing Date: December 2017

Product Code: PCDS18




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Master the trade of being a new or seasoned CDI specialist

With the 3-step approach of possible clinical indicators, risk factors, and treatments, this thoughtful guide provides a consistent and useful method for chart review and queries.

Providing real-time integration of coding rules and guidelines, DRG assignments, breakdown of ICD-10 codes, and high-risk DRG’s, this resource is an ideal companion for any new or seasoned CDI specialist.

Packed with case studies that align with each chapter that are divided into major diagnostic categories (MDCs), with anatomy and physiology lessons, this resource with at-a-glance learning and reference aids, charts, and diagrams make a perfect training tool for knowing when to initiative physician queries.

Features and Benefits

  • Updated with NEW:
    • DRG, HCC, and MDC updates by section, including changes and/or guidance to encephalopathy and the cardiovascular system
    • Updated relative weight tables throughout
    • Revisions to Acute Myocardial Infarction
    • Guidance on how and why HCC’s should be used
  • Divided into major diagnostic categories (MDCs) in DRG layout, for the fastest, easiest navigation of any CDI how-to resource on the market
  • Comprehensive anatomy and physiology lessons in every chapter, followed by discussions of documentation and coding
  • Includes coding guidelines and tips, plus AHA coding clinic references and a breakdown of ICD-10 codes into an easy-to-learn format
  • Case studies drawn from actual documentation, with questions and answers...a great tool for testing CDI competency!
  • Guidance with starting your own CDI program and measuring its effectiveness
  • Includes discussion of laboratory values and quality/risk management issues
  • Many at-a-glance learning and reference aids, including charts/diagrams for knowing when to initiate physician queries and following documentation to the appropriate codes
  • Searchable format (PDF version) for quickly finding answers to questions