Improving Clinical Documentation Using Analytics and Education
Clinical documentation is an essential part of patient care, and must be accurate, timely, and reflect the scope of services provided. Clinical documentation improvement programs (CDIP) promote complete, accurate, and compliant documentation, and ensure documentation is comprehensive enough to support coding and reimbursement. Allina’s CDIP used analytics to identify and monitor opportunities to improve, and provided education and coaching to better the CC/MCC capture rate.
8% improvement in Medical CC/MCC capture rate.
7% improvement in Surgical CC/MCC capture rate.
Increased accuracy in publicly reported risk adjusted quality metrics.
Revenue capture improvement across system resulted in millions of dollars of additional reimbursements.