Florida Hospital reaps $72.5 million from clinical documentation improvement, achieves ICD-10 compliance
Florida Hospital improved its case mix index, reduced mortality rates by 48 percent, achieved ICD-10 compliance and pulled in $72.5 million in increased reimbursement via a clinical documentation improvement program.
The hospital credits the clinical and financial improvements to an increase in the integrity of its clinical documentation, as well as better accuracy and physician engagement.
“Successful CDI programs facilitate the accurate representation of a patient’s clinical status that translates into coded data,” according to the American Health Information Management Association. “Coded data is then translated into quality report cards, physician report cards, reimbursement, public health data, and disease tracking and trending.”Read More On www.healthcareitnews.com