Here are 6 points you must read before you hire your next CDI resource


Many CDI Managers insist on having all their CDI staff onsite. Having all your staff in-house in many instances can be counter productive. Here are 6 points on why you should also consider remote CDI specialists in your staffing mix: You will have access to a much larger talent pool to hire from enabling to you hire better […]

Hospital outpatient departments to be impacted significantly by 2017 OPPS Final Rule from CMS

Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its Final Rule for Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System  OPPS) for CY2017 with significant implications to hospital outpatient departments. Let me first give you the good news. For CY 2017, CMS is updating OPPS rates by 1.65 percent. The change is based on the projected hospital market basket […]