Revenue cycle management has grown to be increasingly tricky to handle, largely due to the ever-growing healthcare reforms and policies. With the implementation of ICD-10, practices, as well as hospitals, have started to arm themselves with as many supplies and tools as they can to help them manage their revenue cycles efficiently.
One technique that has shown tremendous promise is clinical documentation improvement (CDI). CDI helps physicians and coders increase coding accuracy and properly depict the quality of care delivered. CDI aids in communication as well as identifies those areas of the documentation process that could use some improvement and greater specificity. With proper implementation, CDI offers both procedural and financial benefits.
If your practice has been struggling to improve patient outcomes, smooth clinical workflows and streamline your revenue cycle, here are more ways better clinical documentation can help: Read more