Category Archives: DOCBytes

Empowering You with Information
DOCBytes is a vehicle for connecting healthcare providers and professionals to answers and tools to ensure your success. As healthcare is changing at a rapid pace so is the need to know and the urgency. Our engagement with resources to assist you must be more accessible and more fluid. Documentation is at the center of all areas of healthcare and we will touch those things via a holistic approach from all areas of the revenue cycle.

Fitting Coding and CDI into MACRA

Back in 2014, I wrote an article called “Holistic Collaborative Documentation,” published in RACMonitor.  The thought behind that article was about not only how important physician documentation is within any setting but also about the need for coders and CDI … Continue reading

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Were We Asleep at the Wheel? Changes to the Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting 2017

Yesterday was certainly like any other, in the world of healthcare coding, clinical documentation improvement (CDI) and appeals. The work is intriguing, interesting, and certainly a learning experience every day. The only thing that made this day different was taking … Continue reading

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