This position is responsible for reviewing patient medical records to facilitate modifications to clinical documentation through concurrent (pre-bill) interaction with providers and other members of the healthcare team to promote accurate capture of clinical severity of illness and risk of mortality (later translated into coded data) and to support the level of service rendered to relevant patient populations. CDIS exhibits expert knowledge of clinical documentation requirements, MS-DRG Assignment, case mix index (CMI) analysis, clinical disease classifications, major and non-major complications and comorbidities (MCCs or CCs), and quality-driven patient outcome indicators. Interacts as needed with internal customers to include but not limited to hospital staff, physicians, and other revenue cycle team members. Actively participates in department and hospital performance initiatives when needed to ensure ULH success.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES