CDI Search Group will bring experienced and dedicated team of CDI professionals to work collaboratively with your current medical staff, coding professionals and physician groups to help build a dynamic Clinical Documentation Improvement program with weekly reporting to demonstrate tangible impact and results.
Utilizing our team of CDI experts and leaning on our years of experience in the field allows us to hone in on reviews that would have an immediate impact and appropriately reflect the care given in order to improve an organization’s overall case mix index.
CDI Search Groups team of CDI professionals work collaboratively with your medical and coding staff to perform documentation and coding audits of post discharge pre- billed inpatient charts.
They work to identify coding opportunities, compliance issues, educational opportunities, and to optimize reimbursement by ensuring that the diagnostic, procedural codes, and supporting documentation accurately reflect/support the service rendered and comply with ethical coding standards/guidelines and regulatory requirements.
Our team draws on ICD-10-CM & PCS, CMS coding expertise, and industry knowledge to substantiate conclusions integrating medical chart coding principles and objectivity in performance of medical audit activities.
Performing work remotely, our team reviews and interprets medical records and applies in-depth knowledge of coding principles to determine potential billing/coding issues, and quality concerns.
We demonstrate a high level of expertise in researching requirements necessary to make recommendations on client Executive Summary reports.
We assist in the development and coordination of executive report summary development and educational/training programs regarding elements of coding such as appropriate documentation, accurate coding, coding trends found during chart reviews.
Elixhauser (USNWR Mortality)
AHRQ Quality Measures (PSIs & PDIs)
Major Health Systems
Critical Access Facilities
We will provide you a custom analysis utilizing proprietary software from CDIMD and data analytics to show you the potential value of utilizing our team of physician CDI experts at your facility.
We will provide you a free, custom analysis, detailing the potential value of reviews at your facility.
CDI Search Group evaluates your case mix index. We'll show you where you are, where you can go and how to get there. We can share where you are in correlation to like facilities.
James S. Kennedy, MD, CCS, CDIP, CCDS is the founder and President of CDIMD, a Nashville-based physician and facility advisory and consulting firm that advocates ICD-10-pertinent clinical documentation and coding integrity essential to healthcare revenue cycles and quality measurement.
As a coding and clinical documentation integrity (CDI) expert with over 20 years of experience and as a frequent speaker to medical staff, Health Information Management (HIM) and CDI associations, Dr. Kennedy is nationally recognized for his subject matter expertise, communication skills, and problem-solving approach.
He has been designated as a Certified Coding Specialist and Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner by the American Health Information Management Association and as a Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist by ACDIS.
Dr. Kennedy is a native of Oak Ridge, Tennessee and a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Memphis, where he trained and was board-certified in Internal Medicine.
He practiced as a general internist for fifteen years in Franklin, Tennessee as a solo practitioner, in private multispecialty groups and ultimately with Vanderbilt Health Services and also served as the chairman of the 911 board and as the medical examiner for Williamson county, Tennessee.
To most recruiters, all Clinical Documentation programs and CDI Specialists look alike. We're not most recruiters; we've dedicated years to understanding the nuances of Clinical Documentation.
We take the time to get to know our candidates and clients, allowing us to find the best fit for all involved. Not only does this create happy, fulfilled CDI professionals, but also it's great for a hospital's ROI.
While we place healthcare professionals across the entire United States, we're still Oregonians at heart, which means you'll get great service.
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