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3 Myths of ICD-10-CM/PCS: Addressing Why it is Not Feasible to use SNOMED CT in Place of ICD-10 or Wait for ICD-11—and Other Misperceptions

Author: Bowman, Sue E

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: August 2014

As the US healthcare industry experiences yet another delay in ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation, misunderstandings surrounding the ICD-10-CM/PCS transition continue to perpetuate. This article addresses a few of the most common misperceptions—myths that need to be exposed with fact-based....

Reinventing CDI: Organizations Relaunching And Reworking Data Integrity Efforts, And Coding Roles, With Clinical Documentation Improvement Programs

Author: Butler, Mary

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2014

It’s a particularly busy night in the local hospital’s emergency department, which is running—as usual—slightly short-staffed. The on-call attending physician goes from room to room treating and diagnosing patients with typical emergency department maladies: influenza, fractured ankle, in....

Coding ICD-10-PCS Procedures in the Ancillary Sections: Understanding Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, and Radiation Therapy

Author: Kostick, Karen M.; Sanvik, Gina

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes | Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2014

Editor’s note: This is the first installment of a two-part series of articles discussing the six Ancillary sections of ICD-10-PCS.

This article continues the Journal of AHIMA’s exploration of the different sections of ICD-10-PCS, focusing on the six Ancillary sections. The....

Cultivating Opportunities to Lead in the Face of Delay

Author: Kennedy, Angela

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: June 2014

The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is a language used to capture morbidity and mortality data and helps to provide a snapshot of population health around the world. ICD-9-CM was implemented in the United States in 1979 and is long overdue for replacement. The system is obs....

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