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Understanding HACs and SREs for Quality Reporting and Reimbursement

Author: AHIMA Practice Council for Clinical Terminology and Classification; AHIMA Practice Council for Quality Initiatives and Secondary Data

Source: AHIMA practice brief

Publication Date: September 2009

.. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Hospi.. ..7;s Standards of Ethical Coding Accurate and com.. .. apply the same official Coding rules, conventions, guid.. ..re adherence to industry Coding standards and approved p.. ..rovided. Billing and Coding must remain compliant wi..

CodeWrite Community News (September 2009)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: September 2009

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Preparing for ICD-10-CM in Physician Practices

Author: Kuehn, Lynn

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: August 2009

..ndustry’s required Coding systems. .. ..in book form; however, en Coding software may improve acc.. ..t now have, such as Coding Clinic , drug references.. ..ictionaries, or official Coding guidelines. .. ..l services may make dual Coding desirable, such as parti..

Enhance your Career with AHIMA Credentials

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Source: AHIMA Advantage

Publication Date: August 2009

..Certified Coding Associate (CCA).. ..Successful Coding careers begin with a sin.. ..to practice basic Coding ? The CCA balances out yo.. ..Demonstrate Coding Expertise.. ..Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) and Cer.. ..tified Coding Specialist–Physician-bas..

CodeWrite Community News (August 2009)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: August 2009

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Preparing for ICD-10-CM: A Clinician's Perspective

Author: Rose, Eric

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2009

..est change in healthcare Coding in decades: the replacem.. ..ifferences between these Coding systems of greatest rele.. ..nce it brings diagnostic Coding more in line with the wa.. ..l issues with diagnostic Coding systems: it is difficult.. ..ge. Diagnostic Coding in EHRs Every EHR ..

Present on Admission: Where We Are Now

Author: Garrett, Gail S.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2009

..ing routine business for Coding professionals. F.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. The POA g.. .. changes to the official Coding guidelines clarified doc.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, including.. ..ss should be part of the Coding department routine. By n..

New Guidance for Home Health Coding

Author: Blevins, Ida K.

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: July 2009

..making much of the prior Coding guidance issued by the C.. ..lection set. Home health Coding professionals anxiously .. ..eb spotlights. Coding Comprehensive Assessment.. .. Comply with ICD-9-CM Coding guidelines when reportin.. ..s for multiple diagnosis Coding (e.g., etiology/manifest..

Mortality Coding Marks 10 Years of ICD-10

Author: Dimick, Chris

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2009

..ial. Mortality Coding 101 For every de.. ..ses a suite of automated Coding software to translate th.. .. all states do their own Coding . Some states send their .. ..nonautomated Coding to NCHS, where governmen.. ..o do both data entry and Coding . In part the coding ..

Wider World of Coding

Author: Kloss, Linda L

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2009

..ef executive officer Coding reminds me of the parabl.. .. The Many Facets of Coding In the coding wo.. .. issue, “Mortality Coding Marks 10 Years of ICD-10.. ..l agree that accuracy of Coding matters. But accuracy is.. ..er describe the value of Coding audits in “Making ..

CodeWrite Community News (July 2009)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: July 2009

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CodeWrite Community News (June 2009)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: June 2009

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Understanding National Coverage Policies: Navigating the Maze of HACs, Serious Reportable Events, and Wrong Surgical Sites

Author: Cook, Jane; D'Amato, Cheryl; Garrett, Gail S.; Ruhnau-Gee, Becky; Hyde, Linda A.; Novak, Natalie

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: June 2009

..tions, be compliant with Coding and reporting guidelines.. ..luding ICD-9-CM or other Coding classifications. Example.. ..sical configuration. Coding professionals should rev.. ..areas, including ethical Coding responsibilities. .. ..s with colleagues in the Coding Communities of Practice,..

ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines

Author: Barta, Ann

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: June 2009

..f the ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines, which were p.. .. Similar to the ICD-9-CM Coding guidelines, the ICD-10-C.. ..r ICD-10-CM, the general Coding guidelines, and chapter-.. ..specific Coding guidelines. Section II i.. ..ion IV is for outpatient Coding and reporting. This arti..

Countdown to ICD-10-CM/PCS

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Source: AHIMA Advantage

Publication Date: June 2009

..lowing for more accurate Coding and .. ..or director of corporate Coding HIM compliance at San .. ..• Decrease Coding productivity and accurac.. ..president, Coding compliance & regulatory .. ..The new Coding system will also obvious.. ..gnment. The knowledge of Coding professionals is more im..

What's Your Flight Plan?: Getting That First Job in Coding

Author: Peterson, Patt

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: May 14, 2009

..ETTING THAT FIRST JOB IN Coding .. .. the deal with all these Coding job ads that require two.. .. or more years of Coding .. ..to get your first job in Coding if the employers are .. ..e you are the manager of Coding for Pleasant View Hospit.. ..been Coding for awhile? For you, it’..

CodeWrite Community News (May 2009)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: May 2009

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CodeWrite Community News (April 2009)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: April 2009

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ICD-10 Reimbursement Mappings: New Mappings from CMS Help Organizations in the Transition to ICD-10

Author: Butler, Rhonda R.; Mills, Ronald E

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: April 2009

..erminology or an axis of Classification that has been replaced b.. ..MS) are converting their Reimbursement systems to use ICD-10 co.. .. has released the ICD-10 Reimbursement Mappings to help prepare.. .. Reimbursement systems for the transiti.. .. the transition. The Reimbursement mappings provide a tempo..

CodeWrite Community News (March 2009)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: March 2009

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Streamlining the Revenue Cycle Management Process

Author: Zender, Anne

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2009


Keeping an organization’s revenue cycle running smoothly is no small feat. But Patsy Hathorn’s team at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS, volunteered to take it on. Now the team is seeing results.

Hathorn, RHIA, who is director of clinical resource managem....

Key Issues in the 2009 OPPS Final Rule

Author: Clark, Andrea

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: March 2009

.. accordance with correct Coding principles, CPT code des.. .. in the final rule). Coding professionals should ins.. .., MRI/MRA with contrast. Coding professionals should rev.. ..ring calendar year 2008. Coding professionals should als.. ..lier formulas. Since the Reimbursement landscape evolves year t..

Screening Algorithms to Assess the Accuracy of Present-on-Admission Coding

Author: Pine, Michael; Fry, Donald E.; Jones, Barbara; Meimban, Roger

Source: Perspectives in Health Information Management

Publication Date: February 2009

..idly becoming a standard Coding requirement. Inaccurate .. .. Coding of these modifiers can d.. ..us potential problems in Coding with 39 percent of hospi.. ..assessing the quality of Coding and the integrity of cli.. ..idly becoming a standard Coding requirement. Because the..

CodeWrite Community News (February 2009)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: February 2009

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2009 CPT Coding Update

Author: Majerowicz, Anita

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: February 2009

.. critical care services. Coding professionals should rea.. ..longer require component Coding . Coders should review th.. .. is director of clinical Coding and reimbursement at AHI.. .."2009 CPT Coding Update".. ..r of clinical coding and Reimbursement at AHIMA. ..

RAC Ready: How to Prepare for the Recovery Audit Contractor Program

Author: Johnson, Kathy M; Bloom, Allison; Morris, Denise; Madamba, Roderick

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: February 2009

..n’s documentation, Coding , and billing practices. .. ..rough external review of Coding , documentation, and medi.. ..s where documentation or Coding education is needed, and.. ..ls. Though accuracy of Coding is one important aspect .. ..ogram is about more than Coding issues. It touches sever..

Analysis of the Final Rule: HIPAA Administrative Simplification: Modification to Medical Data Code Set Standards to Adopt ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: AHIMA regulation analysis

Publication Date: February 02, 2009

.. to edit on a single new Coding system for claims receiv.. ..Versus Date of Discharge Coding (74FR3336).. ..types of claims Coding , and date of discharge f.. ..or other types of claims Coding , would greatly disrupt .. ..a consistent approach to Coding medical ..

HIPAA Administrative Simplification: Modifications to Medical Data Code Set Standards To Adopt ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS; Final Rule

Author: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of the Secretary

Source: Government (U.S.)

Publication Date: January 16, 2009

..after ‘‘code sets’’) for Coding .. .. Coding , including the Official .. ..CM Guidelines for Coding and .. .. Coding System (ICD–10–PCS) for .. ..tient hospital procedure Coding , .. ..Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, as .. ..ICD–9–CM Guidelines for Coding and ..

Health Insurance Reform: Modifications to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Electronic Transaction Standards. Final Rule

Author: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of the Secretary

Source: Government (U.S.)

Publication Date: January 16, 2009

..after ‘‘code sets’’) for Coding .. .. Coding , including the Official .. ..CM Guidelines for Coding and .. .. Coding System (ICD–10–PCS) for .. ..tient hospital procedure Coding , .. ..Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, as .. ..ICD–9–CM Guidelines for Coding and ..

CodeWrite Community News (January 2009)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: January 2009

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Coding Radiology Services

Author: Walk, Gerri

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: January 2009

.. RHIA, CCS-P Because Coding and radiology department.. .. of outpatient radiology Coding , it is important that co.. ..ding professionals share Coding issues and charge captur.. ..09 radiology compliance, Coding , and reimbursement updat.. ..es. Radiology Coding Challenges Codin..

CodeWrite Community News (December 2008)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: December 2008

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FY 2009 Hospital IPPS Final Rule

Author: Schwab, Linda

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: November 2008

..care, documentation, and Coding practices. Cha.. ..e importance of accurate Coding of all diagnoses and POA.. ..7;s Standards of Ethical Coding that require accurate co.. .. Documentation and Coding Adjustment As ou.. ..ule, a documentation and Coding adjustment of -0.9 perce..

ABCs of Medicare Advantage

Author: Hernandez, Jeannette

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: November 2008

..ionals involved with the Coding and operational aspects .. ..eement and learn the HIM Coding and documentation requir.. ..mote Accurate Diagnostic Coding and Data Collection .. ..n identified from both a Coding and operational perspect.. ..hen reviewing diagnostic Coding data from physician offi..

CodeWrite Community News (November 2008)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: October 2008

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