In our Coding Alignment Part 1 earlier this week, we outlined the considerations for beginning the process of integrating your facility and professional coding workstreams/departments from an operational perspective. Now we would like to focus on system [...]
As The Wilshire Group reflects on coding industry trends, there is certainly a common theme with coding department goals for this year: continued integrative work between facility and professional coding.
Last week, some 45,000 healthcare workers spanning every major organization, domain, and role, congregated for #HIMSS19 at Disney World, err, well, the Convention Center, in Orlando, FL. Conversations centered around all of the hot topics you’d [...]
In a health care environment where everyone is looking for efficiencies to capitalize on, Wilshire finds Revenue Cycle opportunities that often go unrecognized. For example, it is common to see coders reworking accounts in workqueue’s (WQs) because build [...]
Computer Assisted Coding (CAC) continues to be a Coding and Clinical Documentation Integrity (CDI) industry hot topic, as the logical next step in resource containment and the focus on quality improvement. Today’s burning platform is to thrive in the [...]
Here at The Wilshire Group, we take pride in bringing resources together and navigating multidisciplinary areas to achieve optimal workflow and revenue cycle results. Last week we provided some ideas around CDI (clinical documentation integrity), and [...]
Every year we make a plan to ensure our preparedness for the Outpatient Prospective Payment Systems (OPPS) impact…unfortunately, daily operations and multiple intersecting priorities replace good intent! And each year January 1st quickly approaches, and [...]