CWTC [Episode 118] Interrupted Stay or LOA, Attention to Trach, CMGs

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Welcome to Coffee with the Coder®, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals, physicians, auditors, payors and students. You are invited to listen in for ten to twenty minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with […]

CWTC [Episode 77] SCI or NTSCI, IRF IGC Selection, Likely Diagnosis

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Welcome to Coffee with the Coder®, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals, physicians, auditors, payors and students. You are invited to listen in for ten to twenty minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with […]

IRF PAI Manual Resource Tool with ICD-10-CM Documentation & Coding Cues

FREE Webinar “How to Make the Right Call- Selecting the Correct IGC’s for the IRF-PAI”

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NOTE: This webinar occured in the past, but don’t worry, we’re offering the replay for FREE. Coding for the IRF-PAI can be tricky proposition. From learning and applying rehab specific coding rules to choosing an etiologic, Case Mix Groups, and everything in between, inpatient rehab coding can be tough. The coder must make a lot […]

IRF PPS Final Rule FY2017

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This Final Rule revises and updates payment rates, quality measures and reporting requirements. It includes explanations of the methods used to make these changes. Read the IRF PPS Final Rule in the Federal Register for August 5, 2016 Data Files are available on this page at CMS.gov

IRF Coding: 6 Steps to Getting it Right

Webinar: Six Steps to CMG Coding Accuracy with Paula Digby on August 8, 2013

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Do you think that coding inaccuracies are leading to incorrect CMGs in your inpatient rehab facility?  Do you have trouble communicating with your coding staff? Does your process for code assignment promote the most optimal CMG?  Does your HIM department appear to understand the rules for IRF-PAI coding? Hear from the coder’s perspective just what […]