As part of the 2021 changes in the Evaluation & Management coding system, the American Medical Association has, for the first time ever, included Social Determinants of Health in the calculus for Medical Decision Making (MDM).Read More
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Check out what’s happening with CHESS and the industry as more health care systems make the move to value. CHESS is committed to keeping our clients and colleagues up to date on the latest news in the new world of value-based health care.
The medical record determined by ICD-10 HCC Coding tells a story. It is composed of a narrative of what is happening with a patient. It includes objective physical exam findings, which correlate to signs, symptoms, assessed medical conditions; a detailed…Read More
Traditionally, medicine has predominantly focused on diagnosing and treating specific clinical conditions, and not focused on social determinants. Now, providers are looking beyond office walls to understand the non-medical conditions that impact patient health.Read More
Rosa is a 72-year-old patient and Medicare beneficiary with a complex medical history of legal blindness, ovarian cancer, and diabetes. Because of her health conditions, she was often losing her balance and falling. Her falls had not yet led to…Read More
As part of its continuous improvement efforts, CHESS piloted monthly interdisciplinary conferences to help ensure more coordinated, holistic patient care. Download the case study white paper here.Read More
Health Care delivery has been forever changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the challenge was met with great heroism, the public health crisis spotlighted the limitations of health care delivery. Health care systems scrambled to implement virtual technologies and create…Read More