HI255_u9worksheet - HI255 Medical Coding II Unit 9...

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HI255 Medical Coding IIUnit 9 Assignment Unit outcomes addressed in this Assignment: Assign diagnosis codes for the assigned chapters.Assign procedure codes relevant to the assigned chapters. Assign the CPT guidelines for the Evaluation and Management section services.Generate an action plan for clinical documentation improvement (CDI)Course outcomes addressed in this Assignment:HI255-3:Apply national guidelines and best practices to ensure quality coding.HI255-4: Evaluate clinical documentation for appropriate health information that supports quality coding practices.GEL-1.1: Demonstrate college-level communication through the composition of original materials in Standard American English.AHIMA’s Professional Coding Approved Program (PCAP) Mapping:Domain I. Data Content, Structure & Standards (Information Governance)Subdomain I.A Classification Systems1. Apply diagnosis/procedure codes according to current guidelines (Bloom's Level 3)oClassification SystemsICD (ICD-9-CM, ICD-10, ICD-10-CM/PCS)oTaxonomiesClinical Care Classification (CCC)oNomenclaturesCPT, DSM, RxNormoTerminologiesLOINC, SNOMED CTPART ONE – CLINICAL DOCUMENTATION IMPROVEMENT Assignment Instructions (50 points):1.Review the information from your Unit 8 and Unit 9 Reading Lists pertaining to Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) and coding auditing for quality. Articles to review include, but are not limited to, the following:
HI255 Medical Coding II-“Coding Audits Evolve with ICD-10: Industry Experts Define New Benchmarks and Best Practices” -“Data Quality Audit: Understanding Coding Variations”-“Using CDI programs to improve acute care clinical documentation in preparationfor ICD-10-CM/PCS” 2.In a 1–2 page paper (double spaced), address the following:-What is Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) and its purpose? -What is the impact of a good CDI program for both inpatient and outpatient facilities?-What is the role of coding auditing and what does it entail? -Identify an original and insightful “take away” from the articles reviewed and howit applies to the relationship between CDI, the principles of auditing, and quality coding practices.3. You may utilize other outside sources such as the Kaplan On-Line Library and the AHIMA Body of Knowledge () for the completion of your paper. All sources utilized include an APA formatted reference. Information on APA format for references can be found under the Academic Support Center, Writing Center.4. Presented paper will be well-ordered, logical and unified in its presentation.5. Submit the paper as part of the Unit 9 Assignment worksheet.

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