Posted on: April 3, 2019
Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs) have been included in Medicare’s methodology for risk adjusting provider payment since 2004. And while not new, they continue to be a topic of concern. This video answers: what do physicians need to focus on regarding HCCs, how should HCCs be handled on the outpatient side, and what are some strategies to improve documentation and to best incorporate HCCs into the physician workflow? Linda Gates-Striby, CCS-P, ACS-CA is Director Quality Assurance, SVMG Ascension Indiana. Nicole Knight, LPN, CPC, CCS-P, is Director of Revenue Cycle Solutions and Senior Consultant, for MedAxiom, an ACC Company.