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Provider Education in HCC Risk-Adjustment

Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) risk-adjustment depends on accurate documentation at the point of care. All conditions, including manifestations, complications and comorbidities, must be documented to the highest level of specificity to paint an accurate picture of a patient’s complexity. Subtle nuances involved in coding and documentation have a significant impact on risk adjustment factor (RAF) score accuracy, which in turn affects reimbursement and ultimately appropriateness of care for patients.‍

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Webinar: How To Improve Your HCC Scoring

Join us tomorrow, Aug 20th, for a fireside chat about how to improve your organizations HCC scoring. Jeff Lehrich from MDPortals and Healthmonix President and CEO Lauren Patrick will be discussing how HCC scoring impacts MIPS, Medicare Advantage and other programs, as well as best practices for improving HCC scoring, and more.

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Video: How MDPortals Helps Doctors Deliver Better Care

Learn how MDPortals is helping one of the nation’s largest healthcare companies care for patients across the country.

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MDPortals Appoints David B. Agus, MD, to Chair Medical Advisory Board

MDPortals’ plug-and-play solution enables providers to thrive in the world of value-based care by providing a risk-adjusted, longitudinal health record for their patients. MDPortals’ proprietary knowledge platform collects patient data from multiple electronic health records (EHR), health information exchanges (HIE), diagnostic laboratories, and pharmacies.

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The Crucial Role Of The Medicare Annual Wellness Visit In Proactive Care Management

The Medicare Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) is a powerful tool for delivering proactive care in the value-based care environment. Created in 2011 by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the service is a free benefit for Medicare beneficiaries that can go a long way towards putting patients on the best possible path to wellness each year.

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Why Specificity Matters When Documenting and Coding HCC’s

Under the HCC risk-adjustment model, specificity in documentation and coding is key to providing a complete picture of patient health, establishing accurate benchmarks and ensuring appropriate compensation. HCC codes are used to calculate a patient’s risk-adjustment factor (RAF) score, so that predicted cost of care will be more in line with the patient’s health status.

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