INPATIENT (IPPS) DOCUMENTATION TIPS FOR PHYSICIAN ADVISORS, HOSPITALISTS & PROVIDERS
(With (OPPS) Outpatient Observation & the 2-Midnight Rule - the Necessities)
By Betty B. Bibbins, MD, BSN, CHC, C-CDI, CPEHR, CPHIT
This pocket manual is meant to give you the most up to date Documentation Hints that will help you to communicate the quality of care being provided to your patients. It can help you to document the complete severity-of-illness, justify the utilization of resources, and demonstrate medical necessity to 3rd party payers. This can/will correlate to better reimbursements and fewer denials – in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.
NEW RELEASE FOR 2016!
Essentials of Observation: The Basics
By Betty B. Bibbins, MD, BSN, CHC, C-CDI, CPEHR, CPHIT and Nicole D. Harper, PhD, MBA, RHIA, CCS-P, CI-CDI
Get actionable answers to your toughest questions:
What is an observation patient? How do you establish medical necessity for observation care? Which physician documentation do you need? Do these questions sound familiar?