Health Information Technologies & Processes

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  • CMS actually issued a number of blanket waivers yesterday and one of them was relaxing completion of records by physicians. Wendy Mangin, MS, RHIA Director of Corporate Compliance Good Samaritan 520 S. Seventh St. ...

  • We continue with chart analysis and our system still assigns electronic deficiencies automatically.  However, we have discontinued deficiency letter distribution and delinquent reporting to Credentials ( We don't suspend).  We still are maintaining statistics ...

  • We also continue to track and do our regular audits but have discontinued reminders and Suspension. We have had to regroup regarding how to handle queries that are needed also. Coding guidelines does not allow for no clarification so play those by ear. ...

  • We are also tracking deficiencies but suspended any fining two weeks ago.  With the recent waivers from CMS and our state on timeliness for record completion we are stopping sending notices to providers regarding their deficiencies starting this week.  ...

  • Thanks, Maria!  I appreciate you and the quick response. ------------------------------ Leah Beck, RHIA HIM Assistant Director Arrowhead Regional Medical Center ------------------------------