A Look Ahead
Three Attributes of a Strong Professional Fee Coding Partner
A professional fee coding program should be built on quality reporting and more. Click to learn about the three attributes of a strong professional fee coding program from KIWI-TEK.
Profee Coding: Dynamic Changes Bring Big Challenges
Need help navigating the shift to profee coding? Our team of professional coders specializes exclusively in physician, non-physician and value-based coding.
Four Red Flags that Your Health System Might Need an Outpatient CDI Program
Not sure if your organization needs an outpatient CDI program? Here are four red flags identified by the coding and CDI experts at KIWI-TEK.
Five Benefits to an Outpatient CDI Program that will Improve Your Health System’s Revenue Cycle
Implementing an outpatient CDI program can help your healthcare organization save time and money. Read these 5 benefits of using this program from KIWI-TEK.
Calling All Coders and HCC Auditors – OIG Updates You Should Know
Out of tens of thousands of ICD-10 codes, there are 87 groups of Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs). HCC coding is a risk-adjustment model originally designed to estimate future health care costs for patients.
There’s No “I” in Remote – How to Successfully Lead Virtual Medical Coding Teams
Strong in-person leadership skills don’t necessarily translate into being a good virtual leader. Keeping coders loyal in a remote environment is much different than face-to-face.
How to Harness the Power of Coding Quality Assurance
At KIWI-TEK, a proven QA process is a requirement for success, for our coders and for our clients.
How should you invest in medical coding services? First, Uncover the Myths.
Here’s why investing in a coding partnership is less expensive than in-house staff. Explore KIWI-TEK’s medical coding outsourcing services and remote medical coding jobs.
Vaccine Mandates and the Impact on Medical Coding Services
More than 2,500 hospitals and health systems in the U.S. have implemented mandatory vaccination policies for employees since September 27, according to the American Hospital Association.
Variable Cost Medical Coding Services – 5 Steps for Success
The transition from a fixed cost to a variable cost coding model is a non-intrusive and non-disruptive process that requires less than one day to complete.
2 Quick Wins with Variable Cost Medical Coding Services
Revenue cycle leaders can remove the inefficiencies inherent in a fixed cost coding model by converting to a purely variable cost with an adaptive staffing model.
3 Steps to Maximize Your Medical Coding Career Search
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical record coding is among the 20 fastest-growing occupations and is expected to grow 8% from 2019 to 2029, which is much faster than the average for all occupations.
I Need a Coder Yesterday
Selecting a coding partner that can supply the coding support you need is a critical decision.
How Does KIWI-TEK Recruit, Train and Retain the Best Coding Talent?
Sarah Humbert, RHIA, Vice President of Coding Operations, engaged KIWI-TEK’s operations and customer service team to explore some of our clients’ questions about quality coding and performance standards.
HIM’S Unpredictable Year – We Are Here to Help Now and in the Future
KIWI-TEK has always done our best to provide comprehensive and timely guidance, updates and services that you need. And we will continue our commitment to you in 2021 and beyond.
Organizational Changes and Advice for 2021
In part 3 of this 3-part blog series we discuss changes that were made in HIM workflows and/or revenue cycles that will carry organizations forward after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Biggest HIM and Revenue Cycle Changes of 2020
In part 2 of this 3-part blog series we explore some of the biggest HIM or revenue cycle challenge you faced this year, and how those challenges were overcome.
Bold Steps Taken to Address Sudden COVID-19 Changes
In this 3-part blog series we explore some of the biggest changes revenue cycle experts experienced, how their HIM and coding teams met the challenges, and advice for our readers to help navigate 2021.