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CodeWrite Community Newsletter July 2011

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: July 2011

.. Coding professionals... ..Diagnosis Coding of Charcôt Arthropathy b.. .. Coding Challenges for Discussio.. .. Coding Septicemia,.. .. Coding for.. ..Diagnosis Coding of Charcôt Arthropathy.. .. Coding Charcôt arthropathy and .. ..CM as illustrated in the Coding scenarios below. Accordi..

Coding Knee and Hip Replacements in ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-PCS

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Source: AHIMA online training

Publication Date: June 23, 2011

..tion Increase clinical Coding skills in reporting accu.. ..ios that illustrate best Coding and compliance practices.. ..CS code sets, procedural Coding guidelines and deliver c.. ..ios that illustrate best Coding and compliance practices.. ..uld Attend Inpatient Coding professionals ..

Testimony of the American Health Information Management Association to the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics – Standards Subcommittee

Author: Zeisset, Ann M.

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: June 17, 2011

..the collection, storage, Coding , use, analysis, disclosu.. ..stems, and ensuring that Coding is not subject to fraud... .. has accredited academic Coding programs for many years .. ..in Coding related to entry level c.. ..ding as well as in-depth Coding for those in institution..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News June 2011

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: June 02, 2011

.. Coding with the new ICD-10-CM/P.. ..nts a great improvement; Coding professionals will now b.. ..e logically enhanced for Coding professionals... .. would be required for a Coding professional to learn th.. ..is code in the ICD-10-CM Coding book or the encoder soft..

Growing ICD-10: Seedling Transition Programs Take Root

Author: Dimick, Chris

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: June 2011

..rt by doing some general Coding training at a very high .. ..roving Documentation and Coding St. Mary's implementat.. .. in certain instances. Coding education is another asp.. ..a matter of swapping out Coding systems-that this was re.. ..linical documentation or Coding services-is something th..

Reading the Fine Print on ICD-10 Conversions: Even Highly Automated Conversions Require Review

Author: Butler, Rhonda R.; Mills, Ronald E; Averill, Richard F.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: June 2011

..ledge of ICD-9 codes and Coding , and they are typically .. ..nement as ICD-10 use and Coding practices evolve. Est.. ..d ICD-10 at the point of Coding . Records coded directly .. ..djust for differences in Coding guidelines. ICD-9 dat.. .. the constraints of each Classification . If this option is no..

Three-Day Window Updates

Author: Garrett, Gail S.

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: June 2011

..h111-3962 . Coding and Reimbursement Resour.. ..ces For more Coding and reimbursement guidan.. .. AHIMA's "Medical Coding " Web site at www.a.. ..hima.org/ Coding AHIMA's ".. ..ssistant vice president, Coding compliance, at HCA in Na..

Changes Ahead in Data Standards

Author: Giannangelo, Kathy

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: June 2011


HIM professionals are most familiar with the data standards mandated through HIPAA. However, the data standard adoption process is also now part of the requirements for EHR technology in the meaningful use program.

Understanding the data standards adoption process under HIPAA and th....

Embracing the ICD-10 Transition

Author: Cassidy, Bonnie S.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: June 2011

..HIM leaders must support Coding professionals in becomin.. ..nistrative costs; reduce Coding errors; increase use of .. ..automated tools for Coding ; reduce rejected and imp.. ..clinical terminology and Classification system standards are amo.. ..the leaders in employing Classification standards consistently, ..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter June 2011

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: June 2011

.. Coding professionals... .. Coding Resources Available at N.. .. Coding Challenges for Discussio.. .. Coding Resources Available at N.. ..CM/PCS and other Coding topics awaits you and is.. .. regarding the ICD-10-CM Coding of injuries,.. .. Coding Knee and Hip..

Getting the Best from Your ICD-10 Vendor

Author: Dimick, Chris

Source: Journal of AHIMA - website

Publication Date: May 2011

.. implement new software, Coding experts agree that bring.. ..uch as computer-assisted Coding (CAC) as part of the tra.. ..to ICD-10, including its Coding publications, encoders, .. ..and providing additional Coding expertise, Morsch says. .. ..rking with a consultant, Coding departments will benefit..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News May 2011

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: May 02, 2011

.. Coding with the new ICD-10-CM/P.. ..in a specific format or Coding system and the same or s.. ..ncepts or terms from one Coding system to concepts or te.. ..rms in another Coding system and.. ..eater specificity allows Coding professionals to more ac.. ..accuracy and Coding due to the level of deta..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter May 2011

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: May 2011

.. Coding professionals... ..Hypertension Coding Review by Melanie Endico.. .. Coding Challenges for Discussio.. ..n: Home Health Coding Case .. ..Hypertension Coding Review.. ..Does Coding hypertension elevate you.. ..review the Coding guidelines associated wi..

Hypertension Coding Review

Author: Endicott, Melanie

Source: CodeWrite | AHIMA newsletter article

Publication Date: May 2011

.. Does Coding hypertension elevate you.. ..rtension and review the Coding guidelines associated wi.. ..th combination Coding in hypertension. .. ..th additional codes for Coding heart failure and chroni.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Effectiv..

The Circulatory System and ICD-10-CM/PCS

Author: Barta, Ann

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: May 2011

.. Barta, MSA, RHIA Many Coding professionals will need .. ..ets, now is the time for Coding professionals to gain kn.. ..or primary hypertension. Coding professionals would assi.. ..part value. ICD-10-PCS Coding Guideline B4.2 provides .. ..2011 Official ICD-10-PCS Coding Guidelines." www.cms.hh..

Top Documentation Issues for ICD-10

Author: Dimick, Chris

Source: Journal of AHIMA - website

Publication Date: April 2011

..eater specificity allows Coding professionals to more ac.. ..er measurement will make Coding even more complex, Smith.. ..he subsequent encounter. Coding professionals will also .. ..ords and see if they are Coding to this specificity alre.. ..ey reflect the questions Coding professionals will ask o..

CAC 2010-2011: Industry Outlook and Resources Report

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA report

Publication Date: April 15, 2011

..Transitioning Coding Professionalsinto NewRol.. ..Computer-Assisted Coding (CAC) Environment......... .. about Computer-Assisted Coding (CAC) ........19.. ..Transitioning Coding Professionals .. .. Coding (CAC) Environment .. ..are marketplace today. En Coding of clinical data is a ke..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News April 2011

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: April 02, 2011

.. Coding with the new ICD-10-CM/P.. .. Coding Injuries in ICD-10-CM.. ..s greater specificity in Coding injuries than ICD-9-CM. .. ..While many of the Coding guidelines.. ..The following Coding guidance is provided at .. ..c program related to the Coding profession may be concer..

Data Mapping Best Practices - Retired

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA practice brief

Publication Date: April 2011

.. in a specific format or Coding system and the same or s.. ..ncepts or terms from one Coding system to concepts or te.. ..rms in another Coding system and defining thei.. ..purpose." 1 The term " Coding system" is used to depic.. ..ept exists in one of the Coding systems without a simila..

AHIMA Comments on NQF eMeasure Format Review

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Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: April 01, 2011

..h information management Coding and terminology experts .. .. Coding experts in a full valida.. ..ds and NQF to apply each Coding and classification syste.. ..The ICD-9-CM Coding system classifies diabet.. ..rum (NQF), ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding Maintenance Operational ..

AHIMA Comments on Proposed Diagnosis Code Modifications Presented at the ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting Held March 2011

Author: Bowman, Sue E

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: April 01, 2011

..Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting or Coding .. ..existing Coding would need to be modifie.. ..Director, Coding Policy and Compliance.. ..Medical Classification Administrator.. ..ifications to update the Classification of .. ..focus on updating the Classification of malnutrition in ICD-1..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter April 2011

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: April 2011

.. Coding professionals... .. Coding Challenges for Discussio.. .. Coding Summit.. .. Coding Inpatient Cardiac.. ..CPT® Coding for.. ..unique in the ICD-10-PCS Coding process because they.. ..have different rules for Coding coronary arteries vs. ot..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News March 2011

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: March 02, 2011

.. Coding with the new ICD-10-CM/P.. .. time to prepare for the Coding change... ..wledge and skills of the Coding staff... ..the in-depth training of Coding faculty on ICD-10-CM/PCS.. ..to train Coding faculty in ICD-10-CM/PCS.. ..all HIM faculty. (Beyond Coding instructors, all..

Coding Burns in ICD-9-CM

Author: AHIMA Staff

Source: CodeWrite | AHIMA newsletter article

Publication Date: March 2011

.. Guidelines for Coding Burns and Encounters fo.. ..al guidelines apply when Coding burns and encounters for.. .. When Coding multiple burns, assign s.. ..egory 948 as additional Coding when it is necessary to .. .. Coding Debridements of Wounds,..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter March 2011

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: March 2011

.. Coding professionals... ..cular Resvascularization Coding by Jackie Miller, RHIA, .. .. Coding Burns in ICD-9-CM.. .. Coding Challenges for Discussio.. .. Coding Bariatric Services.. .. Coding Guidelines.. .. Coding Burns in ICD-9-CM.. .. Coding Guidelines..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News February 2011

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: February 02, 2011

.. Coding with the new ICD-10-CM/P.. ..r 2013, and by now every Coding professional should know.. ..on the new ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding system and learning new .. ..tion date nears, HIM and Coding professionals should be .. ..should help coders and Coding professionals jumpstart ..

The Year That Was and the Year to Be

Author: Asmonga, Donald D.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: February 2011

..documentation integrity; Coding ; confidentiality, privac.. ..he Standard Occupational Classification s for HIM Preventing .. ..he Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) categories for HIM.. ..er this existing primary Classification , including 29-2071.01 Me..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter February 2011

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: February 2011

.. Coding professionals... ..umbers: Accurate Cardiac Coding by Melanie Endicott,.. .. Coding Challenges for Discussio.. .. Coding Postoperative.. .. Coding Bariatric Services.. .. Coding Guidelines.. .. Coding Guidelines.. .. Coding Summit..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter January 2011

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: January 2011

..exclusively for Coding professionals... .. Coding Challenges for Discussio.. ..Radiology: Coding for.. .. Coding Advanced Skin.. .. Coding Postoperative.. .. infected tissue. A good Coding practice is to review.. .. Coding Clinic Advice.. ..back to May 1984. Coding is something you can bui..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News January 2011

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: January 02, 2011

.. Coding with the new ICD-10-CM/P.. ..ned knowledge of the new Coding system and are able to i.. ..ow many hours of intense Coding training will be require.. ..fficient for experienced Coding professionals on ICD-10-..

CPT Debridement Coding

Author: AHIMA Staff

Source: CodeWrite | AHIMA newsletter article

Publication Date: January 2011

.. infected tissue. A good Coding practice is to review a.. ..he healing process. The Coding selection is differentia.. .. Coding rationale:  Both wo.. .. Coding rationale:  The wo.. ..o the bone. The correct Coding assignment would be 1104..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter December 2010

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: December 2010

.. created exclusively for Coding professionals... ..Weekly Coding Quiz.. ..Preparing for 2011 CPT Coding Updates.. .. Coding Assessment and.. .. Coding Assessment and Training.. ..weaknesses in Coding ability and define a.. ..Weekly Coding Quiz..

AHIMA Comments on Proposed Diagnosis Code Modifications Presented at the ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting Held September 2010

Author: Bowman, Sue E

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: November 18, 2010

.. Coding professionals, particula.. ..entation can be used for Coding the number of weeks? .. ..Director, Coding Policy and Compliance.. ..Medical Classification Administrator.. ..appropriate Classification for related or similar t.. ..structure and scope of a Classification system and would be more..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News November 2010

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: November 02, 2010

..practical information on Coding with the new ICD-10-CM/P.. ..sive coverage of the new Coding system, showing specific.. ..4. Coding skills”.. ..linical information that Coding professionals will be re.. ..-CM/PCS codes: ICD-10-CM Coding Assessment, ICD-10-PCS C..

Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Author: Poland, Leigh

Source: CodeWrite | AHIMA newsletter article

Publication Date: November 2010



Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) is a term that is used to describe a group of cancers of the blood and marrow. In 1989, the International Agency for Research Institute identified Myelodysplastic Syndrome as a neoplastic condition. Approximately 7,000 to 12,000 new cases are diagnosed annual....

FY 2011 Changes to the Hospital IPPS

Author: DeVault, Kathryn

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: November 2010

..MS-DRG Documentation and Coding Adjustment The Centers.. ..ercent documentation and Coding adjustment to eliminate .. .. claims is the effect of Coding or classification change.. .. the effect of coding or Classification changes that do not refl.. .. in FY 2012. MS-DRG Re Classification s Diagnosis code 251.3,..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter November 2010

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: October 2010

.. created exclusively for Coding professionals... ..Weekly Coding Quiz.. .. Coding Challenges for Discussio.. ..Weekly Coding Quiz.. ..ay mornings—or test your Coding prowess at any time—with.. .. Coding Quiz” is a feature of th.. .. Coding Challenges for Discussio..

Comparison of Two Approaches to Text Processing: Facilitating Chart Reviews of Radiology Reports in Electronic Medical Records

Author: Womack, Julie A.; Scotch, Matthew; Gibert, Cynthia; Chapman, Wendy; Yin, Michael; Justice, Amy C; Brandt, Cynthia

Source: Perspectives in Health Information Management

Publication Date: October 2010

.. Classification accuracy.9.. ..ure of how well a binary Classification test correctly identifie.. ..etermine where incorrect Classification s occurred and the reason.. .. Classification s. Code was then modified..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News October 2010

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: October 02, 2010

..practical information on Coding with the new ICD-10-CM/P.. ..owman is the director of Coding policy and compliance at.. ..new Coding system... ..ng strategies for ICD-10 Coding . A major overall concern.. .. compliance with the new Coding system. In addition to p..

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