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CodeWrite Community Newsletter November 2014

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: November 2014

..MORE Coding NEWS & RESOURCES.. .. Coding CHALLENGES FOR DISCUSSIO.. .."VENT Coding ".. ..This month's Coding challenge was posted on .. ..nline Communities in the Coding ,.. ..have read in the Coding Clinics, it sounds like .. .. Coding specialist for Baton..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter October 2014

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: October 2014

..MORE Coding NEWS & RESOURCES.. .. Coding CHALLENGES FOR DISCUSSIO.. .. Coding specialist for Baton.. ..The Coding community is.. ..This month's Coding challenge was posted on .. ..nline Communities in the Coding ,.. .. Classification , and Reimbursement Commu..

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: September 2014

..and Diagnostic Audiology Coding Examples in ICD-10-PCS .. ..wing are two examples of Coding for physical rehabilitat.. .. Mental Health Coding Example in ICD-10-PCS .. ..llowing is an example of Coding for the Mental Health se.. .. Examples of Coding Substance Abuse Treatmen..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter September 2014

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: September 2014

..MORE Coding NEWS & RESOURCES.. .. Coding CHALLENGES FOR DISCUSSIO.. .." Coding DISCHARGE CODES.. ..This month's Coding challenge was posted on .. ..nline Communities in the Coding ,.. ..CPT guidelines for Coding 99238 <30 and.. ..2014 Annual Clinical Coding Meeting..

External Cause Codes in ICD-10-CM

Author: Fuller, Jan C.

Source: CodeWrite | AHIMA newsletter article

Publication Date: August 2014



The increased specificity in ICD-10-CM is reflected in a substantial increase in external cause codes. The traditional “E code” has been replaced with V, W, X and Y codes. While the purpose of the codes remains the same, the ICD-10-CM codes provide a level of detail not possible in ICD-9-....

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

..of the outdated ICD-9-CM Coding system. ICD-9-CM is obso.. ..ability require a modern Coding system for summarizing a.. .. Further declines in Coding productivity and accurac.. ..omprehensive dictionary. Coding is easier when detailed .. ..ctronic tools to aid the Coding process. An individual p..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter August 2014

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: August 2014

..MORE Coding NEWS & RESOURCES.. .. announced the Certified Coding Specialist (CCS).. ..ARE YOUR Coding POLICIES READY FOR ICD-.. .. Coding CHALLENGES FOR DISCUSSIO.. ..This month's Coding challenge was posted on .. ..nline Communities in the Coding ,..

Preparing for ICD-10- CM/PCS Implementation: Impact on Productivity and Quality

Author: Stanfill, Mary H; Hsieh, Kang Lin; Beal, Kathleen; Fenton, Susan H.

Source: Perspectives in Health Information Management

Publication Date: July 2014

.. Coding productivity is expected.. ..mined the differences in Coding productivity between ICD.. ..rmine the quality of the Coding . On average, coding of a.. ..r) agreement. Time spent Coding a case was negatively co.. ..mentation, productivity, Coding quality ..

Top Ten ICD-10-CM/PCS Questions

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2014

..international Coding system. ICD-10-PCS repla.. ..s the ICD-9-CM procedure Coding system and .. .. and inpatient procedure Coding for everyone covered by .. ..for diagnosis Coding . The ICD-10-CM code set .. ..• Greater Coding accuracy and specificity.. ..panded computer-assisted Coding technologies that will f..

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

.. Imaging Coding Examples in ICD-10-PCS .. ..wing are two examples of Coding for Imaging in ICD-10-PC.. .. Nuclear Medicine Coding Example in ICD-10-PCS .. ..llowing is an example of Coding for Nuclear Medicine in .. .. Radiation Therapy Coding Example in ICD-10-PCS ..

Use Data Mining Findings as a Tool to Support CDI Education

Author: Easterling, Sharon; Endicott, Melanie; Lojewski, Tedi; Maccariella-Hafey, Patricia C; Martin, Ginny

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

Publication Date: July 2014

..record. Productivity and Coding quality often suffer whe.. .. Coding and clinical documentati.. .. diagnosis. The Official Coding Guidelines Section II. B.. .. Coding and CDI staff should be .. ..s the ultimate goal when Coding to the greatest specific..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter July 2014

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: July 2014

..MORE Coding NEWS & RESOURCES.. ..in Coding Excellence.. .. Coding CHALLENGES FOR DISCUSSIO.. ..This month's Coding challenge was posted on .. ..nline Communities in the Coding ,.. ..2014 Annual Clinical Coding Meeting.. .. Coding industry. Delve into eme..

ICD-9-CM Refresher

Author: Endicott, Melanie

Source: AHIMA blog post | Journal of AHIMA - website

Publication Date: June 11, 2014

..ished the last issue of Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM . I .. ..sue included the correct Coding of diagnoses such as aty.. ..iew the latest issue of Coding Clinic . You might even .. ..nd outs of ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding , we may have forgotten s.. ..p to remind us of proper Coding in our current world of ..

Coding ICD-10-PCS Medical and Surgical-Related Sections: Understanding Osteopathic, Other Procedures, and Chiropractic

Author: Barta, Ann

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

Publication Date: June 2014

..continues its three-part Coding Notes series focusing on.. ..p://www.cms.gov/Medicare/ Coding /ICD10/2014-ICD-10-PCS.ht.. ..ations: Key to Procedure Coding in ICD-10-PCS. Chicago,.. ..p://www.cms.gov/Medicare/ Coding /ICD10/2014-ICD-10-PCS.ht.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting 2014.” 201..

Don’t Deny the Denials: Experts Recommend Implementing a Strong Claims Denial Strategy to Offset ICD-10-based Coder Productivity Loss

Author: Eramo, Lisa A

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: June 2014

..enting computer-assisted Coding . However, experts say cr.. ..al HIM staff perform the Coding function. She fears that.. ..e importance of accurate Coding really trickles down, an.. ..e part of the reason why Coding and denial management ha.. .. is not directly tied to Coding as it is in acute care a..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter June 2014

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: June 2014

..MORE Coding NEWS & RESOURCES.. ..oundtable Achievement in Coding Excellence.. ..resented at the Clinical Coding Community.. .. Coding CHALLENGES FOR DISCUSSIO.. ..This month's Coding challenge was posted on .. ..nline Communities in the Coding ,..

HIV/AIDS in ICD-10-CM

Author: Parman, Cindy C

Source: CodeWrite | AHIMA newsletter article

Publication Date: May 2014

.. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting provides.. .. guidelines on Coding HIV.1 .. ..dard rule for inpatient Coding that requires diagnosis .. ..Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting." Availabl.. ..ncipal and co-founder of Coding Strategies in Powder Spr..

Coding ICD-10-PCS Medical and Surgical-Related Sections: Understanding Measurement and Monitoring, Extracorporeal Assistance and Performance, and Extracorporeal Therapies

Author: Barta, Ann

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

Publication Date: May 2014

..continues its three part Coding Notes series focusing on.. ..ations: Key to Procedure Coding in ICD-10-PCS. Chicago:.. ..p://www.cms.gov/Medicare/ Coding /ICD10/2014-ICD-10-PCS.ht.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting 2014.&rdqu.. ..p://www.cms.gov/Medicare/ Coding /ICD10/Downloads/PCS-2014..

Too Many Coding Systems, Too Much to Do: Different Clinical Classification and Clinical Terminology Systems Uniquely Impact IT, Quality Management

Author: Kohn, Deborah

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: May 2014

..e today. Numerous “ Coding systems” have been.. ..sionals categorize these Coding systems as clinical clas.. .. Consequently, using the Coding systems to meet any of t.. ..challenge—too many Coding systems from which to ch.. ..e. For example, too many Coding systems often cause heal..

Computer-assisted Coding Toolkit

Author: AHIMA Work Group

Source: AHIMA toolkit

Publication Date: May 2014

..Computer-Assisted Coding .. .. Computer-Assisted Coding .. .. Computer-Assisted Coding TOOLKIT.. ..Computer-Assisted Coding TOOLKIT.. ..Computer-Assisted Coding TOOLKIT.. ..Computer-assisted Coding or CAC (pronounced as “C.. ..HCPCS) for billing and Coding purposes.1..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter May 2014

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: May 2014

..MORE Coding NEWS & RESOURCES.. ..and Computer-Assisted Coding Summit, April 22-23,.. .. Coding managers... .. Coding CHALLENGES FOR DISCUSSIO.. .." Coding FROM PRENATAL NOTES".. ..This month's Coding challenge was posted on .. ..nline Communities in the Coding ,..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News April 2014

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: April 2014

..COMPUTER-ASSISTED Coding SUMMIT.. .. Coding Summit. Odia noted the s.. ..VA Coding PILOT YIELDS ENLIGHTENIN.. ..lth Administration (VHA) Coding pilot.. ..ambulatory and inpatient Coding productivity... ..Investigators found that Coding productivity on..

Coding ICD-10-PCS Medical and Surgical-Related Sections: Understanding Obstetrics, Placement, And Administration

Author: Barta, Ann

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

Publication Date: April 2014

... For the two ICD-10-PCS Coding Guidelines that are spec.. ..e “ICD-10-PCS Obstetrics Coding Guidelines” below . .. .. ICD-10-PCS Obstetrics Coding Guidelines .. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, including.. .. the two ICD-10-PCS Coding Guidelines that are spec..

DIY: Grow Your Own Coders. Organizations Develop Programs to Internally Cultivate Coders

Author: Endicott, Melanie

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

Publication Date: April 2014

.. Coding Academy Transforms Recru.. ..3, Novant launched their Coding Academy, developed to tr.. ..s to simulate real-world Coding . .. ..be eligible for Novant’s Coding Academy, a candidate mus.. ..t hold a Coding credential and/or the RH.. .., director of acute care Coding at Novant. The robust Co..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter April 2014

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: April 2014

.. Coding NEWS & RESOURCES.. .. the RHIA, RHIT, and all Coding exams will.. ..10-CM/PCS Coding ARTICLES, PUZZLES AND.. .. Coding CHALLENGES FOR DISCUSSIO.. ..This month's Coding challenge was posted on .. ..nline Communities in the Coding ,.. ..meeting for Coding professionals...

Coding Bunionectomy

Author: Kapoor, Alka

Source: CodeWrite | AHIMA newsletter article

Publication Date: March 2014

.. tips to be sure you are Coding them correctly: .. .. to the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edits.. ..vices. "National Correct Coding Initiative Edits." 2014.. ..p://www.cms.gov/Medicare/ Coding /NationalCorrectCodInitEd.. ../NCCI- Coding -Edits.html ..

Optimizing Data Representation Through the Use of SNOMED CT

Author: Bronnert, June; Daube, Julie L; Jopp, Gretchen; Peterson, Kathleen; Rihanek, Theresa; Scichilone, Rita A; Tucker, Vanna

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2014

..ector of terminology and Coding at IMO Inc. Julie Daube .. ..ions.com ) is manager of Coding quality review and educa.. ..essionals have relied on Classification s for data representation.. ..nical facts into broader Classification categories. .. ..However in the ICD-10-CM Classification system, the same concept..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter March 2014

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: March 2014

.. Coding NEWS & RESOURCES.. .. Coding CHALLENGES FOR DISCUSSIO.. ..This month's Coding challenge was posted on .. ..nline Communities in the Coding ,.. .."I have an ICD-10-CM Coding question. How would.. ..out this in my ICD-10-CM Coding class.. ..and HRS Coding Elevated, seeking..

Peeking Over the Fence: a Look at Canadian Coding and CDI Processes, and How They Differ From the US Due to Varied Financial Structures

Author: Eramo, Lisa A

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: February 2014

.., MBA, CHIM, director of Coding services at Nuance in Ot.. ..Canada is simpler from a Coding and HIM standpoint, Gemm.. .. Documentation and Coding Challenges Persist in Ca.. ..ve more time to focus on Coding and CDI? Not necessarily.. ..p to what was needed for Coding for quite a few years. E..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter February 2014

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: February 2014

.. Coding NEWS & RESOURCES.. .. of influenza exist. The Coding of.. ..special Coding guidelines exist for the.. ..lassification and unique Coding guidelines of.. .. Coding CHALLENGES FOR DISCUSSIO.. .." Coding WITH".. ..This month's Coding challenge was posted on ..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News January 2014

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: January 2014

..WATCH CMS 'ICD-10 Coding BASICS' VIDEO ON YOUTUBE.. ..AHIMA Senior Director of Coding Policy and Compliance Su.. .. Coding process and examples, in.. ..app was designed to help Coding professionals.. ..June 2014 Clinical Coding Meeting..

2014 ICD-10-CM/PCS Updates

Author: Barta, Ann

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: January 2014

.. ICD-10-CM Coding Guideline Changes .. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting . The foll.. ..new or revised ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines for 2014. .. .. Section IV: Diagnostic Coding and Reporting Guidelines.. ..tion IV of the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines: “Section I.B..

Clinical Documentation Improvement Toolkit (2014)

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA toolkit

Publication Date: January 2014

..and Coding for capturing of clinica.. ..and coding to drive Coding and grouping. Future pay.. ..vement in documentation, Coding , reimbursement, and SOI .. ..th a clinical and/or HIM Coding background. .. .. staffed entirely by HIM Coding .. .. methodologies, ICD-9-CM Coding concepts and guidelines,..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter January 2014

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: January 2014

.. Coding professionals... .. Coding Challenges for Discussio.. ..duals pass the Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) examina.. .. Coding Challenges for Discussio.. ..This month’s Coding challenge, Systolic and .. ..HIMA Engage Community on Coding , Classification, and..

CAD vs. Angina

Author: Hansen, Abby

Source: CodeWrite | AHIMA newsletter article

Publication Date: December 2013

..rs, there have been many Coding Clinics to guide us in o.. ..al diagnosis. As in most Coding scenarios, the principa.. ..The advice published in Coding Clinic , Second Quarter.. ..n Hospital Association. Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM, Se.. ..n Hospital Association. Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM, Fi..

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