Supporting Clinical Diagnoses for Medical Necessity

Clear and concise disease-specific clinical documentation is essential to support medical necessity, but how to properly document this can be a challenge for many hospitals. In this webinar, we will address the importance of collaboration across care management and clinical teams, key documentation points a CDI specialist looks for that help document the level of severity of illness, and examples of proper documentation to minimize payer denials.

A physician advisor with expertise in CDI and medical necessity, and a clinical documentation specialist will share:

  • How to improve communication to reduce medical necessity and clinical validation denials
  • CDI basics as it pertains to medical necessity and the final billed DRG
  • Patient scenarios and examples of poor, good, and excellent documentation to illustrate proper documentation requirement