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Maximizing Data Quality of the Minimum Data Set

Author: Zender, Anne

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: June 1998


HIM professionals who work in long term care settings are well acquainted with the Minimum Data Set 2.0 (MDS). Since 1990, it has been part of the standardized assessments that nursing homes participating in the Medicare and Medicaid programs must complete. Starting this summer, updated submis....

Comparative Data--Its Impact and Opportunities

Author: Bellile, Susan K.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: June 1998

..h someone documenting or Coding a piece of informa.. .. documentation and Coding impacts legal issues, re.. .. in this area is the new Coding certification prog.. ..ram: Certified Coding Specialist—Physicia.. ..cian- and hospital-based Coding and reimbursement requir..

What is Gulf War Syndrome (Part II)

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: September 1998

..ted manifestations (per Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM, .. .. "Ask the Editor." Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM 15,.. .. a two-part series. See " Coding Notes" in July.. ..or of classification and Coding . Articl.. .. is AHIMA's director of Classification and coding. ..

FY1999 Inpatient PPS Changes: ICD-9-CM Revisions

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 1998

..ional coder education in Coding of burns may b.. ..ssary to ensure accurate Coding of burn cases and .. ..nt. Coders should review Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM3 .. ..l guidance on the proper Coding of burns. Tabl.. ..n Hospital Association's Coding Clinic for ICD..

Performance Improvement for Documentation

Author: Labak, Carol

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 1998

..denials due to incorrect Coding . The new approach was.. ..documentation + accurate Coding = accurate reimbursement.. .. quality specialist (for Coding expertise), ambulatory c.. ..h resultant increased Coding accuracy. Mission:.. ..of care, data integrity, Coding accuracy, and compliance..

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: November 1998

..mation to help Coding professionals understand.. ..or of Classification and Coding . Articl.. .. developed the following Classification criteria to as.. .. is AHIMA's director of Classification and Coding. ..

AHIMA's Response to HCFA on the Notice of Proposed Rule-Making on the Proposed Prospective Payment System for Hospital Outpatient Services

Author: Kloss, Linda L

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: January 06, 1999

..We do not agree with the Coding of the hypothetical case.. ..ccording to the official Coding guidelines, one of the s.. ..lemented? How will these Coding systems be use.. ..y for accurate Coding and the importance of co.. .. management and/or Coding . We also recommend that ..

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