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ICD-9-CM Coding Guidance for LTC Facilities. Appendix A: Planning for the ICD-10-CM Transition for LTC Facilities

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA practice brief attachment

Publication Date: October 2010

..ing needs at all levels. Coding professionals and those .. .. complete documentation. Coding staffs should look to im.. ..quired by various staff. Coding professionals will need .. ..sessing current ICD-9-CM Coding rules and regulations kn.. ..ation : AHIMA. "ICD-9-CM Coding Guidance for LTC Facilit..

ICD-9-CM Coding Guidance for LTC Facilities. Appendix B: Reporting and Sequencing Diagnoses on the Health Record and UB-04 Claim Form

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA practice brief attachment

Publication Date: October 2010

.. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting" is update.. ..I, "Conventions, General Coding Guidelines and Chapter S.. .. principal diagnosis the Coding conventions in the ICD-9.. ..ence over these official Coding guidelines. (See Sectio.. ..n the application of all Coding guidelines is a difficul..

ICD-9-CM Coding Guidance for LTC Facilities. Appendix C: Regulatory Guidance for Reporting Diagnoses Related to Reimbursement

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA practice brief attachment

Publication Date: October 2010

.. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting"). ICD.. ..al ICD-CM Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, as requir.. ..edule Administration and Coding Requirements (Rev. 1717.. .. ICD-9-CM Guidelines for Coding and Reporting" have been.. ..selected as the approved Coding set for entities covered..

ICD-9-CM Coding Guidance for LTC Facilities - Retired

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA practice brief

Publication Date: October 2010

.. Diagnostic Coding plays several important .. .. of diseases. Diagnostic Coding is used to: .. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting." LTC faci.. .. be knowledgeable of ICD Coding guidance to ensure appro.. .. Knowledge of ICD Coding guidance also will help ..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter October 2010

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: September 2010

.. created exclusively for Coding professionals... ..Diverticula Treatment Coding by Melanie Endicott, MBA.. .. Coding technologies to provide.. ..completing Coding processes.. .. Coding Clinic 2010: A Closer Lo.. ..owman is the director of Coding Policy and Compliance at..

Computer-Assisted Coding and Beyond

Author: Eminger, Heather

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: September 28, 2010

..ng the Computer-Assisted Coding (CAC) technologies becau.. ..se of Coding challenges such as the e.. ..e that Computer-Assisted Coding can "Assist" a hospital .. ..n that Computer-Assisted Coding is the future for coding.. ... Computer-Assisted Coding today has just begun to ..

Role of Data Analysis in Revenue Cycle Improvement

Author: White, Susan E

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: September 27, 2010

.. Documentation and Coding Submission of .. ..ssion. Many billing and Coding rules are too subtle to .. .. Documentation and Coding The previous two e.. ..gating documentation and Coding issues. The adoption of.. ..dating due to changes in Coding rules, code sets and con..

Mastering Pediatric Codes

Author: Walk, Gerri

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: September 26, 2010

..ities. The same goes for Coding . General coding and pedi.. ..atric Coding are not the same. .. ..In order for pediatric Coding to be done correctly cod.. ..dition, there are unique Coding rules governing diagnosi.. ..specificity in pediatric Coding . In addition to a ..

Add Another "C" to Your CDI Program: Why "CDCITM (Clinical Documentation and Coding Integrity) is a Best Practice Model

Author: Kruse, Marion G.; Newell, Shannon K

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: September 25, 2010

..inical Documentation and Coding Integrity™ (CDCI™) progr.. ..that ensure the needs of Coding , quality, utilization re.. ..inical Documentation and Coding Integrity (CDCI™) Progra.. ..s with the retrospective Coding process. A uniform query.. ..nimal involvement of the Coding staff. Coding staff a..

Impact of Implementing an EMR on Coding Professionals. A Case Study of Kaiser Permanente Colorado: Implementing an EMR for 1,000 Providers at 18 medical office buildings

Author: Taylor, James M

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: September 25, 2010

..o alter your approach to Coding in the new EMR environme.. .. goal is to have all the Coding completed concurrently w.. ..90% of the claims. Coding Educator/Auditors: The .. ..roactive versus reactive Coding In the paper world, .. ..by way of superbills and Coding reviews to addend modifi..

Computer-Assisted Coding of Medicare Advantage (Part C) Hierarchical Condition Codes: a Case Study

Author: Taylor, James M; Morsch, Mike

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: September 25, 2010

..ge Process evolve in the Coding and documentation indust.. ..sional computer-assisted Coding (Towers 2010). LifeCode&.. ..urrent documentation and Coding workflow. One hundred p.. ..ed as part of the normal Coding process. The verificatio.. ..inating missed codes and Coding disagreements from the r..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News September 2010

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: September 02, 2010

..practical information on Coding with the new ICD-10-CM/P.. ..le, ICD-10-CM: A Coder's Coding System, in the June issu.. ..transformation from what Coding professionals have been .. .. various methods to help Coding professionals in all are.. ..become proficient in Coding with the ICD-10-CM/PCS c..

CodeWrite (September 2010)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: September 2010

.. created exclusively for Coding professionals... ..Infusion Coding by Tanai S. Nelson, RHIT.. ..When it comes to Coding injection and infusion s.. ..e exam for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam. Th.. ..2010 Coding Self Review.. .. Coding self reviews are due by ..

AHIMA Comments: Medicare Program; Proposed Changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Calendar Year 2011 Payment Rates; Proposed Rule

Author: Bowman, Sue E

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: August 19, 2010

..Consistency in medical Coding and the use of medical c.. ..oversee correct Coding rules associated with th.. ..icipates in a variety of Coding usage and standardizatio.. .. Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM and .. .. Coding Clinic for HCPCS... ..spital-specific internal Coding guidelines is ..

CodeWrite Community News (August 2010)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: August 2010

.. Coding It Right—Practical News .. ..for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..ack to table of contents; Coding It Right—Practical News .. ..for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..D-10-PCS Root Operations; Coding It Right—Practical News .. ..for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News August 2010

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: August 02, 2010

..practical information on Coding with the new ICD-10-CM.. .. various methods to help Coding professionals in all a.. ..ion become proficient in Coding with the ICD-10-CM/PCS.. .. Coding systems. The academy als.. ..tendees to train other Coding professionals in those s..

Environmental Scan: Unique Health Plan Identifier And Operating Rules for Health Information Transactions

Author: Amatayakul, Margret

Source: U.S. National Committee for Vital and Health Statistics

Publication Date: July 11, 2010

..(i) Classification of components. .. .. Classification s for health care provide.. ..stical and reimbursement Classification s, formal and systematic .. ..ly or through insurance, Reimbursement , or otherwise, that has .. .. broader statistical and Reimbursement classifications, formal ..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News July 2010

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: July 02, 2010

..practical information on Coding with the new ICD-10-CM/P.. ..Obstetric Coding in ICD-10-CM/PCS.. ..pecificity for obstetric Coding . This article highlights.. ..e of the new features in Coding obstetric cases.. ..OB Diagnoses Coding with ICD-10-CM.. ..e annual updating of the Coding system. CMS is..

Establishing a CDI Program: How One Organization Leveraged Nursing and Coding Skills to Improve Clinical Data

Author: Lopez, Barbara A

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: July 2010

..finding nurses with both Coding and CDI knowledge is lik.. ..w. Training consisted of Coding , principal diagnosis sel.. ..er review at the time of Coding . Coders then review the .. ..realizing an increase in Coding turnaround time. Toge.. .., the CDI supervisor and Coding team lead foster the CDI..

Achieving Coding Consistency

Author: Dimick, Chris

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2010

..ication, monitoring, and Coding reviews help reach that .. ..l, HIM experts say. Coding manager Julie Bajer rece.. ..ers on her team the same Coding question-and got six dif.. ..e answers was correct. Coding professionals know that .. ..the act of Coding is not black and white-t..

CodeWrite Community News (July 2010)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: July 2010

.. Coding It Right—Practical News .. ..for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..ack to table of contents; Coding It Right—Practical News .. ..for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..are Compliance;Aftercare Coding – Categories V50-V59;Cod.. ..Right—Practical News for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal..

Clinical Documentation Improvement Toolkit (2010)

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA toolkit

Publication Date: June 21, 2010

..documentation and Coding for capturing patient co.. ..vement in documentation, Coding , reimbursement, and seve.. .. Coding background... .. Coding professionals, entirely .. .. methodologies, ICD-9-CM Coding concepts and guidelines,.. ..formation management and Coding departments..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News June 2010

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: June 02, 2010

.. Coding with the new ICD-10-CM/P.. ..ICD-10-CM: A Coder's Coding System.. .. your eyes and imagine a Coding classification system cr.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and.. ..Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Earlier t.. ..guideline states that Coding professionals should “fo..

Retooling Quality Measures for ICD-10

Author: Giannangelo, Kathy; Hyde, Linda A.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: June 2010

..ssification structure or Coding rules used to assign spe.. ..und in the measures. En Coding primary documentation of.. ..0-CM. Any changes in the Classification structure or coding rule.. ..easures with code set or Classification changes. While the.. ..recommendations to other Classification and terminology changes...

Obstetric Coding in ICD-10-CM/PCS

Author: Barta, Ann

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: June 2010

..pecificity for obstetric Coding . This article highlights.. ..e of the new features in Coding obstetric cases with ICD.. ..0-CM/PCS. OB Diagnoses Coding with ICD-10-CM Obstetr.. .. OB Procedure Coding with ICD-10-PCS The ob.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting.” Availabl..

Coding Hip Fractures

Author: Endicott, Melanie

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: June 2010

..e a fracture of the hip, Coding professionals must know:.. ..s that are well aligned. Coding professionals need to kn.. .. 00.74–00.77 code range. Coding the bearing surface will.. ..ies will help facilitate Coding the original and revisio.. .. the pain and V43.64. Coding fractures in hip joint r..

CodeWrite Community News (June 2010)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: May 2010

.. Coding It Right—Practical News .. ..for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..ack to table of contents; Coding It Right—Practical News .. ..for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..nce;Preparing for ICD-10; Coding It Right—Practical News .. ..for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal..

CodeWrite Community News (May 2010)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: May 2010

.. Coding It Right—Practical News .. ..for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..ack to table of contents; Coding It Right—Practical News .. ..for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..thcare Compliance; Coding It Right—Practical News .. ..for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal..

Guidance for Clinical Documentation Improvement Programs

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA practice brief

Publication Date: May 2010

..onals with a clinical or Coding background. It is recomm.. ..lude: Knowledge of Coding concepts and guidelines .. ..onals with a clinical or Coding background. Organization.. ..ated with documentation, Coding , compliance, and informa.. ..f to facilitate accurate Coding , DRG assignment, and rep..

Key Points of the UB-04 (2010 update)

Author: AHIMA Clinical Terminology and Classification Practice Council; Garrett, Gail S.; Jorwic, Therese M; Novak, Natalie; Ruhnau-Gee, Becky; Safian, Shelly C; Zeisset, Ann M.

Source: AHIMA practice brief

Publication Date: April 2010

..t medical necessity. Coding professionals should b.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting.” The p.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting.” Append.. ..enote version of ICD Classification used (FL66) Expansi.. ..to denote version of ICD Classification used Does not ..

CodeWrite Community News (April 2010)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: April 2010

.. Coding It Right—Practical News .. ..for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..ack to table of contents; Coding It Right—Practical News .. ..for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..thcare Compliance; Coding It Right—Practical News .. ..for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal..

Snap Judgment

Author: AHIMA Professional Ethics Committee

Source: Journal of AHIMA - website

Publication Date: April 01, 2010





Anyone who is a member of AHIMA or holds its credentials agrees to abide by its code of ethics.


The code sets forth professional values and ethical principles, and it offers guidelines to which professionals aspire. “Ethical behaviors result from a pe....

Medicare Recovery Audit Contracting: Weaknesses Remain in Addressing Vulnerabilities to Improper Payments, Although Improvements Made to Contractor Oversight

Author: U.S. Government Accountability Office

Source: Government (U.S.)

Publication Date: March 31, 2010

..improper Coding or other mistakes.24 Med.. ..the proper Coding of the fields needed for.. ..for Coding a claim, or develop a na.. ..ent system relies on the Coding of services, procedures,.. ..errors, CMS consulted Coding experts about how to res.. ..staff or Coding experts conducting the c..

APC Checklist (2010 update)

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA practice brief

Publication Date: March 2010

..rvice, or be assigned by Coding professionals after .. ..iew of compliance to Coding guidelines, interpretati.. .. Lenahan, Monica. “ Coding Cardiovascular Cathete.. .. Walk, Gerri. “ Coding Radiology Services.&rd.. .. CCS, practice managers, Coding products and services,..

Care and Maintenance of Chargemasters (2010 update)

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA practice brief

Publication Date: March 2010

.. high risk that a single Coding or mapping error could s.. ..ce requires expertise in Coding , billing regulations, .. ..pdates, and official Coding guidelines .. .. in the National Correct Coding Initiative, Outpatient C.. ..edits, and any other Coding or bundling edits ..

Evolution of DRGs (2010 update)

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA practice brief

Publication Date: March 2010

..ing the Most of External Coding Audits: From Preparation.. ..lson, Donna D. "Five RAC Coding Targets: Demonstrati.. ..clinical logic, severity Classification structure, and level of .. ..eds for data management, Reimbursement and comparability, b.. ..w purposes to a tool for Reimbursement to a tool that also ..

Year of the Audit

Author: Dimick, Chris

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2010

..act in three main areas: Coding , privacy and security, a.. ..vate, state, and federal Coding audits; privacy and secu.. ..they are prepared. Coding Audits This year i.. ..s a high watermark for Coding initiatives and audits. .. ..l Swing The newest Coding audit program facing cod..

Putting the ICD-10-CM/PCS GEMs into Practice

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA practice brief | Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2010

.. index entries, official Coding guidelines, and, when IC.. ..urce system, applicable Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM adv.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting” ind.. ..dictionary. For example, Coding professionals can perfor.. ..ICD-10-CM/PCS code sets. Coding professionals should not..

CodeWrite Community News (March 2010)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: February 2010

.. Coding It Right—Practical News .. ..for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..ack to table of contents; Coding It Right—Practical News .. ..for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..thcare Compliance; Coding It Right—Practical News .. ..for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal..

AHIMA Comments on CMS' Proposal for Reporting of ICD-10-PCS Codes in Place of ICD-9-CM Procedure Codes on the OASIS Data Set for Home Health Care

Author: Bowman, Sue E; St. Pierre, Mary

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments | AHIMA Advocacy and Policy

Publication Date: February 03, 2010

..clinical details for Coding purposes. Lack of access.. .. training and 4 hours of Coding practice. A coder who ne.. .. Coding practice. This training .. .. Coding skills after ICD-10-CM/P.. ..Director, Coding Policy and Compliance Vi..

ICD-10-PCS Root Operation Guidelines

Author: Zeisset, Ann M.

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: February 2010

..se concepts will prepare Coding professionals for the tr.. ..es not contain exclusive Coding instruction. Users are n.. .. information for correct Coding . The user may choose a v.. ..tation is incomplete for Coding purposes, the physician .. ..elines directing correct Coding . The draft guidelines af..

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