Academy Responds to OIG Report on Hospital Inpatient Billing for Severe Malnutrition

08/25/2020 - The Academy collaborated with ASPEN, the American Society for Nutrition, and the Association of Clinical Documentation Specialists on a statement in response to a July 2020 report from the Office of the Inspector General on its findings from an audit of FY16 and FY17 hospital inpatient claims including diagnoses for severe malnutrition. The Academy, through this partnership, continues to advocate for the use of current, appropriate criteria by all payers for payment and audit purposes.

Read the statement.