Inability to hire qualified, certified coding staff
Shortage in staffing to support coding services (i.e. EHR implementation, etc)
Increased focus on quality.
The e4 Solution
e4's team of senior coding consultants are available for interim coding management positions and/or help guide your organization towards establishing a coding apprenticeship program which attracts novice coders to an opportunity for professional advancement, teaches hospital specific systems and workflow, emphasizes the importance of coding guidelines, documentation and case mix (CMI) specific to the facility, and establishes loyalty and retention of staff.
Many organizations are faced with staffing challenges due to the implementation of EHRs or similar. e4's team of experienced coding specialists will support the transition by providing qualified, certified team members to eliminate coding backlog and/or address the increase in revenue cycle edits/account review.
e4's team of senior coding consultants takes great pride in the quality of the coding services provided. The e4 team will identify gaps in coding/documentation and provide educational opportunities for strengthening any disparities across team members including, but not limited to, coders, CDI specialists and providers, including education on and capture of severity of illness (SOI) and risk of mortality (ROI) when appropriate.
Leading quality and productivity to drive organizational performance improvement.
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