Establishing Processes for Clinical Validation and Escalation

Posted by Susan Wallace on 10/02/2017

Everyone is talking about it, we read about it, we are told we need to do it, but HOW do you get started?  ACS provides guidance for coders, CDI specialists, managers and physician advisors to help them identify key elements for hospital policy consideration.  There is not a “one size fits all” approach!  Each organization has unique challenges and opportunities.  But everyone has the same goal – to produce documentation that accurately reflects the severity of its patients, supporting reimbursement and reporting accuracy in a compliant manner. 

 Read our full white paper that discusses establishing processes for clinical validation and escalation.