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AHIMA Comments on IP-PPS and fiscal year 2005 Rates

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: July 06, 2004

.. Consistency in medical Coding and the use of medical c.. .. Parties oversee correct Coding rules associated with th.. ..icipates in a variety of Coding usage and standardizatio.. ..r consistency in medical Coding and data integrity also .. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting when sequ..

Coder Education: Will Demand, Will Deliver

Author: Carol, Ruth

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2004

.. As the bar rises for Coding , healthcare organization.. ..ays been high for mdical Coding , but recent years have s.. ..aster Contemporary Coding has a lot on its plate. .. ..A, associate director of Coding and data quality at The .. ..RHIA, CCS-P, director of Coding services at Pyramid HIM ..

Four Options for Implementing SNOMED

Author: Bowie, Jack

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2004

..e SNOMED CT into the HIM Coding process. This requiremen.. ..share data with existing Coding applications. Frequ.. ..ubsequent searches for en Coding of “Black Creek di.. ..products targeted at the Coding market or the fact that .. ..OMED CT is to purchase a Coding application that include..

ICD-10 Preparation Checklist: Part 2

Author: Bowman, Sue E; Zeisset, Ann M.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2004

..hysicians; assessment of Coding profes sionals’ kn.. ..d intensive education of Coding professionals and other .. ..es include monitoring of Coding accuracy and productivit.. ..owledgments AHIMA Coding Practice Team Donal.. ..hima.org) is director of Coding policy and compliance an..

New Languages of Medicine: Inform and Influence Now

Author: Kloss, Linda L

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2004

..ave been responsible for Coding diagnoses and procedures.. .. consistent and accurate Coding and revenue cycle manage.. ..ee-pronged challenges of Coding today: effective documen.. ..re to high standards for Coding . ICD-9 is a 30-year.. .., and computer-assist-ed Coding tools from research labo..

AHIMA Code of Ethics

Author: AHIMA House of Delegates

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: July 01, 2004

..acy and confidentiality, Coding compliance, and other is.. ..sician documentation Coding when documentation does .. ..hat have been billed Coding an inappropriate level o.. ..f service Mis Coding to avoid conflict with o.. .. Engaging in negligent Coding practices Hiding or ..

CodeWrite Community News June 2004

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: June 2004

..oundtable Rap: Achieving Coding Excellence in Seattle; P.. ..HIMA Activities; Coding It Right—Practical News .. ..for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..are Compliance;Diagnosis Coding : Poisoning Versus Advers.. ..Roundtable Rap;Achieving Coding Excellence Seminar in Se..

CodeWrite Community News May 2004

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: May 2004

..his Issue;Roundtable Rap; Coding It Right—Practical News .. ..for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..thcare Compliance; Coding Diabetic Foot Ulcers;Ser.. ..heckpoint;Roundtable Rap; Coding Roundtables in Kansas: D.. ..Competencies;Back to top; Coding Challenges for Discussio..

CodeWrite Community News April 2004

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: April 2004

..ura Satterfield: SILHIMA Coding Roundtable Kick-off;Codi.. ..Right—Practical News for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. .. Compliance;Longitudinal Coding Case Study;CodeWrite Com.. ...zeisset@ahima.org) is a Coding practice manager at AHIM.. ..undtable Rap;Back to top; Coding Challenges for Discussio..

CodeWrite Community News March 2004

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: March 2004

..l Player: IdHIMA Virtual Coding Roundtable;Coding It Rig.. ..ht—Practical News for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..ngs;Back to top;2004—The Coding Year in Preview;Regional.. .. Coding Meetings;Audio Seminars;.. ..HIMA National Convention; Coding Community Meeting;Instit..

Destination 10: Healthcare Organization Preparation for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS (2004 update)

Author: AHIMA Coding Products and Services Team

Source: AHIMA practice brief | Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2004

..r Organization for a New Coding System.” In .. ..ent on the status of the Coding systems, as well as the .. ..n would result in higher Coding specificity, and therefo.. ..he specifications of the Coding system and may want to a.. ..ned Web sites). What Coding systems will it replace,..

Vanishing Supervisor

Author: Brandt, Mary D.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2004

..efforts. “If our Coding area is chronically back.. .. (such as transcription, Coding , or release of informati.. ..quo;t staying current on Coding changes. Before you de.. ..eeds. Let’s take Coding quality reviews as an ex.. ..team approach within the Coding section and ask each cod..

HIM Spin on the Revenue Cycle

Author: Youmans, Karen

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2004

..d usually administer the Coding accuracy reviews. Inf.. ..proved documentation and Coding The RCM Team .. ..cle Coding Ph.. .. Internal and external Coding accuracy audits .. ..rts Coding accuracy and consistency..

Preparing for the ICD-10 Journey

Author: Bowman, Sue E

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2004

..ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding systems. .. ..rectly in the day-to-day Coding function will need. .. ..pecific meaning, and the Coding system should not includ.. ..roups of interchangeable Coding components called &ldquo.. .. official guidelines for Coding and reporting are availa..

CodeWrite Community News February 2004

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: February 2004

.. Rap Martin Cohen: CHIMA Coding roundtable;Coding It Rig.. ..ht—Practical News for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..undtable Rap;Back to top; Coding Challenges for Discussio.. ..n;Monthly Coding Chat;2004 Calendar of Co.. .. Rap Martin Cohen: CHIMA Coding roundtable..

CodeWrite Community News January 2004

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: January 2004

..orked for DCHIMA in 2003; Coding It Right—Practical News .. ..for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..care Compliance;Facility Coding and Reporting of Supplie.. ..nt;Roundtable Rap;DCHIMA Coding Roundtables—What Worked .. ..in 2003;Back to top; Coding Challenges for Discussio..

Medicare Program; Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System; Payment Reform for Calendar Year 2004; Interim Final Rule

Author: U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Source: Federal Register

Publication Date: January 06, 2004

.. Coding for Specified Outpatient.. ..that requires Classification of separately .. ..ambulatory payment Classification s .. .. Classification group (APC) exists and .. .. Classification of covered OPPS drugs in.. ..of the Act. The Classification s are listed ..

Taking the Next Step Forward for ICD-10

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: January 2004

.. (NPRM) to upgrade the Coding systems from ICD-9-CM. .. ..o work with the Coding authorities and others t.. ..as been established. The Coding Roundtables will .. ..10-CM and the ICD-10-PCS Classification standards as re.. ..acement for the ICD-9-CM Classification currently used in the US..

CodeWrite Community News December 2003

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: December 2003

..sful meeting in Arkansas; Coding it Right – Practical New.. ..s for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..t how you’ll learn a new Coding system?;Roundtable Rap;R.. ..n Management Association Coding Roundtable;Back to top;C.. ..r Discussion;Calendar of Coding Community Events;January..

Analysis of Final Rule for 2004 Revisions to the Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System

Author: AHIMA Policy and Government Relations Team

Source: AHIMA regulation analysis

Publication Date: December 02, 2003

.. “Drugs requiring detail Coding ,” and report the appropr.. ..D CHANGES Hospital Coding for Evaluation and Manag.. ..lso recommended a set of Coding guidelines for determini.. ..usly cited by CMS: Coding guidelines for emergency.. ..hysician resource use, Coding guidelines should be cle..

CodeWrite Community News November 2003

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: November 2003

..is Issue;Roundtable Rap: Coding Roundtables “Best Actres.. ..s”; Coding it Right – Practical New.. ..s for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..t how you’ll learn a new Coding system?;Roundtable Rap;B.. ..ack to top; Coding Challenges for Discussio.. ..n;Calendar of Coding Community Events;Novembe..

ABNs--Always Been Neglected

Author: Dunn, Rose T

Source: AHIMA community resource

Publication Date: November 14, 2003

..cal necessity rules lack Coding skills. There has .. ..olicy? How Are Coding Professionals Affected b.. .. goes into the effort of Coding these days. First, c.. ..guidelines published in Coding Clinic . This being said.. .., it is the Coding professional's responsib..

Opportunities for HIM in Revenue Cycle Management

Author: Campbell, Thea

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: November 2003

..s we all know, Coding is one of our areas of e.. ..rs would like to believe Coding is simple, we all know t.. ..the nuances of Coding are many and the skill s.. ..the revenue cycle beyond Coding in which HIM p.. .. because of changes in Coding or practice patterns..

Standard Terminology Helps Advance EHR

Author: Dougherty, Michelle

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: November 2003

.. Classification/En Coding : A system that groups to.. .. 1. “Terming, En Coding and Grouping: An Overvie.. ..146;s role in healthcare Classification systems, termi.. ..f terminology, Classification systems, and groupings. .. .. and “ Terminology, Classification , Grouping Expl..

Adoption of ICD-10

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA Talking Points

Publication Date: November 01, 2003



AHIMA has developed Talking Points on the issue of adoption of ICD-10 for use in helping members and staff communicate key messages on issues of importance to the field of health information management. We encourage you to use these documents when preparing a group presentation, writing a....

CodeWrite Community News October 2003

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: October 2003

..on on Finding Answers to Coding Questions;Revisiting the.. .. History of Coding ;Taking a Look Back at th.. ..e History of Coding Systems in the Journal o.. ..undtable Rap;Back to top; Coding it Right – Practical New.. ..s for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal..

AHIMA Comments on Proposed Changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (PPS) for Calendar Year 2004

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: October 03, 2003

.. Consistency in medical Coding and the use of medical c.. .. Parties oversee correct Coding rules associated with th.. ..icipates in a variety of Coding usage and standardizatio.. .. is because of incorrect Coding . It was noted that codi.. ..nned. AHIMA agrees that Coding instructions for this si..

Choosing Modalities for Carotid Stenosis

Author: Wiley, Sean

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: October 2003


One of the leading causes of stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) is carotid artery disease (CAD). With technology changing at such a rapid rate, it is difficult for physicians to decide on the gold standard of care when it comes to visualizing carotid stenosis. This article will explain....

Long-term Acute Care: the Effect of PPS

Author: Smith, Pam

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 2003

.. It Starts with Coding The LT.. .. At first, we focused on Coding accuracy. .. ..o get a baseline for our Coding accuracy rate, I visited.. .. and performed a Coding audit. This enabled us t.. ..ether errors were due to Coding or physician d..

CodeWrite Community News September 2003

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: September 2003

..er reports on “Achieving Coding Excellence” in Boston;Co.. ..ght – Practical News for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..failure;Factoring In The Coding Guidelines;What Code is .. ..undtable Rap;Back to top; Coding Challenges for Discussio.. ..er reports on “Achieving Coding Excellence” in Boston..

AHIMA Supports Patient Friendly Billing Project

Author: Squazzo, Jessica

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: September 2003


Joining the American Hospital Association, the Medical Group Management Association, and others, AHIMA announced its endorsement of the Patient Friendly Billing Project. Led by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), the project was established in 2000 to help create a more pat....

CodeWrite Community News August 2003

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: August 2003

..is Issue;Roundtable Rap: Coding Roundtable Summit a Big .. ..Success; Coding it Right – Practical New.. ..s for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. .. Credits?;Roundtable Rap; Coding Roundtable Summit a Big .. ..Success!;Back to top; Coding Challenges for Discussio..

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