Tag: EHR Documentation

Coding Requirement Reduced EHR Burden

New Coding Requirements Result in Reduced EHR Documentation Time for Doctors

According to a research letter published in top journal, the attempt by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to alleviate the EHR documentation burden on physicians has not yielded the anticipated outcomes. At the beginning of 2021, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) revised the evaluation and management (E/M) coding requirements for outpatient […]
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EHR documentation too focused on billing, doctors say

One-third spend at least two hours daily on documentation outside of office American doctors are of two minds when it comes to their EHRs. They are satisfied with the technology overall but resent the amount of documentation time EHRs require for billing purposes. Those are among the results of an analysis of responses to the […]
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Denial Prevention versus Denial Facilitation

CDI programs tend to facilitate denials attributable to ingrained reactionary processes perpetuated by the query process. The COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) has unleashed untoward burden and financial challenges associated with treating and managing acutely ill patients. Costs associated with such patients is overwhelmingly high, with often extended ICU stays in which the patient slowly […]
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Boost reimbursement through improved documentation

Five tips to ensure better documentation and, along with it, better patient care and improved reimbursement. Providers and coders need a cooperative relationship, working toward a common goal of complete coding and positive reimbursement results, as supported by medical documentation. Here are five tips to ensure better documentation and, along with it, better patient care […]
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