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M.D. Review of Dietician Notes May Help Prevent Malnutrition Denials

Published on 10/12/2020

Hospitals will continue to see Medicare denials for severe protein-calorie malnutrition when reviewers aren’t convinced the code is accurate or the clinical evidence supports it, experts say. ACPA member and CDI Committee member Dr. Debra Anoff discusses how she's addressed this at UCHealth in this Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) Report on Medicare Compliance article from Nina Youngstrom.

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