Overview

Our dedicated group of physicians, clinical documentation improvement specialists and coding professionals work directly with our clients’ existing personnel to develop a robust Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) program including superior analytics, tailored physician-driven education, and actionable reporting and monitoring.

Value

Review inpatient admissions to compliantly capture patient acuity

Review inpatient admissions to compliantly capture patient acuity

Our highly trained and experienced Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists, along with our physician champions, thoroughly review patients’ medical records to ensure patient acuity is properly documented, and incomplete, imprecise or ambiguous documentation is thoughtfully clarified and reported properly.

Profile patient population including severity of illness and risk of mortality

Profile patient population including severity of illness and risk of mortality

By capturing an accurate clinical picture, the reported severity of the cases treated becomes more appropriately reflected along with the patient’s risk of mortality which impacts reporting at both the organization and physician level. This information is publicly-available data that ranks performance and is available to consumers.

Leverage the benefits of Physician to physician partnering and education

Leverage the benefits of Physician to physician partnering and education

As a physician owned and operated company, our peer-to-peer educational program yields a superior result to traditional CDI programs. Engaging physicians as part of the review team allows for meaningful and relevant educational opportunities

Capture accurate case mix index

Capture accurate case mix index

Our vast experience substantiates our focus on intensive reviews with our physician partners and along with quality documentation, coding, and provider education we ensure that the facility receives an appropriate reflection of care through accurate DRG assignment

Decrease risk of lost revenue

Decrease risk of lost revenue

We boast a best in class audit and education program in full collaboration and partnership with clinical documentation improvement staff, coders and provider teams. Our multi-tiered approach to quality and compliance reviews help ensure our clients claims are accurate and follow state federal and regulatory guidelines.

Outcome

Our highly specialized Clinical Documentation Quality Professionals, along with the other members of the ACCDS team, are creating documentation care pathways that enable providing physicians to review and apply best practice protocols for care delivery.

By thoroughly reviewing every patients' medical record, the ACCDS model ensures that patient acuity is properly documented, in complete agreement and partnership with our clients and their medical staff.

Our vast experience substantiates our focus on the intensive reviews with our physician partners and results in quality documentation, coding, and provider education. Furthermore, ACCDS ensures that the facility receives an appropriate reflection of care through accurate DRG assignment Improved quality.

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