Coding Support

Clinical documentation is a major part of the speed to revenue solution for hospitals, so we’re pleased to present a series of articles examining strategies and tactics revenue cycle teams can put into practice.  Coding support is a discipline that crosses more than one staff position from physician to certified coding team members who all focus on documenting services and treatments accurately.

Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) is critical in the revenue cycle flow. When this process accurately reflects the clinical care a patient receives, billing results are greatly enhanced.  For this reason, more than one of Revint’s service areas focus on CDI solutions, including Underpayment Recovery, Medicare Reimbursement, and Professional Services where we provide certified coders, among other experienced medical team members, to supplement hospital staffing needs.


Clinical Documentation Improvement Challenges 

Clinical Documentation Improvement Challenges 

What’s the difference between ICD-10 and ICD-10-CM? Short answer: About 130,000 codes. With the ICD-9 to ICD-10 transition pretty much complete, we thought we’d check in on clinical documentation improvement challenges at hospitals. Pulmonology Advisor, a publication... » Read More
New CMS Coding Policies Foster Medical Innovation

New CMS Coding Policies Foster Medical Innovation

When it comes to revenue integrity, we like to keep an eye on new CMS coding policies in light of how that affects the hospital revenue cycle. CMS has just announced changes to its coding policies for new medical technologies. In general, the policy updates are... » Read More