Author "Stephanie Cecchini"

By Stephanie Cecchini
In CMS
Aug 29th, 2015
Disincentives to Physician Autonomy, Innovation, & Necessary Risk-Taking By Stephanie Jones Cecchini, CPC, CEMC, CHISP, ICD-10 Trainer This is the final installment of this four-part series. There is a growing assault on the practice of good medic...
By Stephanie Cecchini
In CMS
May 27th, 2015
Regulations that Do Not Improve Patient Care This is part three of a four-part series. In the pursuit of their careers, physicians are taught to assume responsibility for peoples’ lives and to make decisions with the goal of best patient outcomes. T...
By Stephanie Cecchini
Apr 14th, 2015
By Stephanie Jones Cecchini, CPC, CEMC, CHISP, Approved ICD-10 Trainer LinkedIn – LION https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephaniececchini This is part two of a four-part series. The United States leads the world in medical innovation.  We have the b...
By Stephanie Cecchini
In Audit
Mar 16th, 2015
By Stephanie Jones Cecchini, CPC, CEMC, CHISP, Approved ICD-10 Trainer LinkedIn – LION https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephaniececchini This is part one of a four part series.   Introduction  Like elite military forces, physicians are trained ...
By Stephanie Cecchini
In Audit
Feb 23rd, 2015
By Stephanie Cecchini, CPC, CEMC, CHISP,  ICD 10 Trainer, VP Coding at Aviacode While recently conducting an onsite audit of professional services (office visits and behavioral health claims), I was asked: “What is the most valuable resource to ...