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Making risk work for you: Use outpatient CDI reviews to address coding and documentation errors

A nine-month audit conducted by a CDI specialist at a family practice and internal medicine clinic revealed 1,353 coding errors on physician-coded claims for outpatient office visits. Tammy Trombley, RHIT, CDIP, CCDS, reviews findings from this 2017 audit and discusses implications for risk-adjustment coding.

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