Organizational Changes and Advice for 2021

By Bill Wagner, CHPS, CPCO, Chief Operating Officer Sarah Humbert, RHIA, Vice President of Coding Operations, and I recently had the opportunity to talk with three of KIWI-TEK’s long-time coding partners about the whirlwind year we’ve all had. In this 3-part blog...

Biggest HIM and Revenue Cycle Changes of 2020

By Bill Wagner, CHPS, CPCO, Chief Operating Officer Sarah Humbert, RHIA, Vice President of Coding Operations, and I recently had the opportunity to talk with three of KIWI-TEK’s long-time coding partners about the whirlwind year we’ve all had. In this 3-part blog...

Bold Steps Taken to Address Sudden COVID-19 Changes

By Bill Wagner, CHPS, CPCO, Chief Operating Officer Sarah Humbert, RHIA, Vice President of Coding Operations, and I recently had the opportunity to talk with three of KIWI-TEK’s long-time coding partners about the whirlwind year we’ve all had. In this 3-part blog...
COVID-19 and the Plight of the Coder

COVID-19 and the Plight of the Coder

In an effort to control the spread of the pandemic and to focus on COVID-19 patients, providers were directed in March to cancel elective surgeries and all other non-urgent patient visits. Up until that time, patient volume by type of visit was fairly predictable,...