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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..

CodeWrite Community News (February 2010)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: January 2010

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Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) Toolkit

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA toolkit

Publication Date: January 19, 2010

..Clinical Coding and reimbursement plays .. ..of medical practice, and Coding and billing policies, to.. ..incorrect application of Coding rules and must be suppor.. ..article, or Coding guidance. .. ..Medicare-sanctioned Coding guideline exists. .. ..• HIM director for DRG Coding appeals ..

CodeWrite Community News January 2010)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: January 2010

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Pain-free Wound Care Coding

Author: Endicott, Melanie

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: January 2010

..he nuances of wound care Coding , including the ICD-9-CM .. ..and CPT Coding guidelines, local covera.. ... Wound Care Diagnosis Coding Causes of open wounds .. ..omyelitis is documented, Coding professionals should ass.. ..ons and joints. When Coding pressure ulcers, both th..

ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Preview Exercises

Author: Barta, Ann

Source: AHIMA book

Publication Date: January 02, 2010

..nd it is imperative that Coding professionals be prepare.. ..he transition to the new Coding system. This workbook wi.. ..ll prepare current Coding professionals for the in.. ..-CM/PCS and will prepare Coding students for a smooth tr.. ..every solution. 450 Coding exercises with detailed ..

RAC Primer for LTC Facilities

Author: Leonard, Mary Ann

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: January 2010

.. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting.” .. .. Obtain current ICD-9-CM Coding tools and manuals .. ..taff in correct ICD-9-CM Coding procedures .. ..“ICD-9-CM Official Coding Guidelines for Coding an..

Testimony of Mary H. Stanfill, MBI, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P on behalf of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) to the Standard Subcommittee of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics

Author: Stanfill, Mary H

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments | U.S. National Committee for Vital and Health Statistics

Publication Date: December 09, 2009

..ities for automating the Coding .. ..the need for the current Coding workforce to become .. .. Coding professionals, who curre.. ..g and 4 hours practicing Coding .. .. Coding conventions, related cod.. ..g applying the ICD-10-CM Coding conventions and ..

Recommended Actions to Improve External-Cause-of-Injury Coding in State-Based Hospital Discharge and Emergency Department Data Systems

Author: U.S. National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

Source: Government (U.S.)

Publication Date: December 02, 2009

..External-Cause-of-Injury Coding in .. ..External-Cause-of-Injury Coding in .. ..External-Cause-of-Injury Coding in State-Based Hospital .. .. External-Causeof-Injury Coding in State-Based Hospital .. ..Why Improving E- Coding in State Morbidity Data .. ..R Report for Improving E- Coding ...........................

Developing a Coder Training Strategy for ICD-10-CM/PCS

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Source: AHIMA Advantage

Publication Date: December 2009

.. Coding managers are at the fore.. ..right Coding professionals at the rig.. ..meet this goal, Coding managers can take .. ..training to learn both Coding systems. This .. ..presents a challenge to Coding managers, who must plan .. .. Coding managers should consider..

CodeWrite Community News (December 2009)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: December 2009

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Role-based Model for ICD-10 Implementation: Long Term Care

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: November 18, 2009

..sonnel working with ICD Coding Corporate administ.. ..oyees with experience in Coding who were trained on the.. ..ot professionally) Coding individuals or staff mem.. ..bers who are new to Coding who have education in an.. ..education regarding ICD Coding to possessing a HIM cred..

Role-based Model for ICD-10 Implementation: Inpatient Coders

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: November 18, 2009

.. training presumes that Coding professionals already po.. ..its implications to your Coding position. Learn a.. .. (1) Read " Coding Injuries in ICD-10-CM&qu.. ..ations: Key to Procedure Coding in ICD-10-PCS (1, 2) .. ..minars: "ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines: An Overview&..

Role-based Model for ICD-10 Implementation: Health Plans

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: November 18, 2009

..entation. Provide ICD-10 Coding training. Staff wh.. ..ted effort with internal Coding , billing and techn.. ..appings (GEMs) and Reimbursement crosswalks. Mapping is a.. .. understand the GEMs and Reimbursement crosswalks? Inves.. ..rage policies or overall Reimbursement s might be impacted. Gath..

Role-based Model for ICD-10 Implementation: Outpatient Coders

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: November 18, 2009

..pproximately 16 hours of Coding training are likely need.. ..its implications to your Coding position. Learn ab.. ..depth training, AHIMA's Coding Basics A&P course o.. ..Reviewcode structure and Coding conventions for ICD-10-C.. ..e applying the ICD-10-CM Coding guidelines. Continu..

Role-based Model for ICD-10 Implementation: Academic Timeline for Educators

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: November 18, 2009

.. needed in ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding courses. .. ..rriculum. In addition to Coding courses, consider enhanc.. ..culty training—the Coding faculty will need time t.. .. refreshers and longer, Coding Basics course available.. ..labi to incorporate both Coding systems into the academi..

Health Plans: Tasks for 5010 & ICD-10-CM/PCS Compliance

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: November 18, 2009

.. of 2010. Provide ICD-10 Coding training. Staff who tra.. ..ed effort with internal Coding , billing and technical r.. ..ence mappings (GEMs) and Reimbursement crosswalks. Mapping is .. .. understand the GEMs and Reimbursement crosswalks .. ..age policies or overall Reimbursement s might be impacted. Gath..

FY 2010 Changes to the Hospital IPPS

Author: DeVault, Kathryn

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: November 2009

..MS-DRG Documentation and Coding Adjustment In the pr.. ..cts of documentation and Coding changes unrelated to cha.. ..opting documentation and Coding adjustments until a full.. ..ls and trauma to reflect Coding updates for fractures. T.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting were updat..

Coding in Critical Access Hospitals

Author: Kostick, Karen M.

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: November 2009

..alth policy initiatives, Coding , reimbursement methodolo.. ..ing compliant laboratory Coding and billing policies. .. ..ators; however, many CAH Coding professionals are involv.. ..ices continue to expand, Coding professionals are in the.. ..lopment of CAH-compliant Coding , documentation, and repo..

CodeWrite Community News (November 2009)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: November 2009

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Implementation of Inpatient Computer Assisted Coding at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Author: Towers, Adele L; Soso, Nancy; Needham, Tamara

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 05, 2009

..iting. Computer Assisted Coding (CAC) for hospital inpat.. ..ents. Upon completion of Coding , the ACTUS product store.. .. Management, Operations, Coding and our hospital adminis.. ..prior manual process for Coding . The ACTUS product ha.. ..S product to assist with Coding decisions. ACTUS provide..

Computer-Assisted Coding: A Year Later. Proof of Concept Pilot Results, The Department of Veterans Affairs

Author: Bebb, Jacki; Hanken, Mary Alice; Helbig, Susan; Longosky, Sean; Main, Renee; Wood, Shirley

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 05, 2009

..P) and computer assisted Coding (CAC) software was a via.. ..umentation, abstracting, Coding , and entering coded data.. ..lthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) coding, .. ..valuation and management Coding of outpatient encounters.. ..ing the same codes as VA Coding specialists Allow fo..

Working Smarter with Computer-Assisted Coding

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Source: AHIMA Today

Publication Date: October 05, 2009

.. Clinical Coding Community Sessions Explo.. ..s at Saturday’s Clinical Coding Community Meeting descri.. ..est in computer-assisted Coding (CAC) and smart methods .. ..n, thus streamlining the Coding process.” The cons.. ..cilities normalize their Coding , benefiting inexperience..

Experts Suggest Beginning ICD-10 Implementation Today

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA Today

Publication Date: October 05, 2009

..lanning for the national Coding switch to ICD-10-CM/PCS,.. ..ere at convention. Coding staff don’t need to star.. ..plementation is merely a Coding issue need to be dispell.. ..onception that this is a Coding thing,” Piselli said. “B.. ..y, MED, RHIA, manager of Coding , health data services at..

Operational Improvements in Chargemaster Management through Performance Mapping

Author: Hathorn, Patsy B.; Trusten, John T.; Grzybowski, Darice

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 05, 2009

..chargemaster management, Coding and auditing. The Charge.. ..ately. Those can include Coding mistakes, under-pricing .. .. IT liaison, and the HIM Coding manager. Other team memb.. ... We use our Billing and Coding Compliance (committee na.. .. the revenue held due to Coding edits, lack of medical n..

ICD-10-CM/PCS Project Management Resources

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA practice brief attachment

Publication Date: October 2009


This practice brief has been retired. It is made available for historical purposes only.



Transitioning to ICD-10-CM/PCS will be a major undertaking for healthcare organizations. Below are ICD-10-CM/PCS project management resources and templates that organizations can use to h....

ICD-9-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting

Author: U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; National Center for Health Statistics

Source: Government (U.S.)

Publication Date: October 01, 2009

.. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting ;Section I.. ... Conventions, general Coding guidelines and chapter s.. ..nd “See Also”;B. General Coding Guidelines;1. Use of Bot.. ..ex;3. Level of Detail in Coding ;4. Code or codes from 00.. ..ease process;9. Multiple Coding for a single condition;1..

CodeWrite Community News (October 2009)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: October 2009

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Understanding HACs and SREs for Quality Reporting and Reimbursement

Author: AHIMA Practice Council for Clinical Terminology and Classification; AHIMA Practice Council for Quality Initiatives and Secondary Data

Source: AHIMA practice brief

Publication Date: September 2009

.. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Hospi.. ..7;s Standards of Ethical Coding Accurate and com.. .. apply the same official Coding rules, conventions, guid.. ..re adherence to industry Coding standards and approved p.. ..rovided. Billing and Coding must remain compliant wi..

CodeWrite Community News (September 2009)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: September 2009

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Preparing for ICD-10-CM in Physician Practices

Author: Kuehn, Lynn

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: August 2009

..ndustry’s required Coding systems. .. ..in book form; however, en Coding software may improve acc.. ..t now have, such as Coding Clinic , drug references.. ..ictionaries, or official Coding guidelines. .. ..l services may make dual Coding desirable, such as parti..

Enhance your Career with AHIMA Credentials

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Source: AHIMA Advantage

Publication Date: August 2009

..Certified Coding Associate (CCA).. ..Successful Coding careers begin with a sin.. ..to practice basic Coding ? The CCA balances out yo.. ..Demonstrate Coding Expertise.. ..Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) and Cer.. ..tified Coding Specialist–Physician-bas..

CodeWrite Community News (August 2009)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: August 2009

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Preparing for ICD-10-CM: A Clinician's Perspective

Author: Rose, Eric

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2009

..est change in healthcare Coding in decades: the replacem.. ..ifferences between these Coding systems of greatest rele.. ..nce it brings diagnostic Coding more in line with the wa.. ..l issues with diagnostic Coding systems: it is difficult.. ..ge. Diagnostic Coding in EHRs Every EHR ..

Present on Admission: Where We Are Now

Author: Garrett, Gail S.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2009

..ing routine business for Coding professionals. F.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. The POA g.. .. changes to the official Coding guidelines clarified doc.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, including.. ..ss should be part of the Coding department routine. By n..

New Guidance for Home Health Coding

Author: Blevins, Ida K.

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: July 2009

..making much of the prior Coding guidance issued by the C.. ..lection set. Home health Coding professionals anxiously .. ..eb spotlights. Coding Comprehensive Assessment.. .. Comply with ICD-9-CM Coding guidelines when reportin.. ..s for multiple diagnosis Coding (e.g., etiology/manifest..

Mortality Coding Marks 10 Years of ICD-10

Author: Dimick, Chris

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2009

..ial. Mortality Coding 101 For every de.. ..ses a suite of automated Coding software to translate th.. .. all states do their own Coding . Some states send their .. ..nonautomated Coding to NCHS, where governmen.. ..o do both data entry and Coding . In part the coding ..

Wider World of Coding

Author: Kloss, Linda L

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2009

..ef executive officer Coding reminds me of the parabl.. .. The Many Facets of Coding In the coding wo.. .. issue, “Mortality Coding Marks 10 Years of ICD-10.. ..l agree that accuracy of Coding matters. But accuracy is.. ..er describe the value of Coding audits in “Making ..

CodeWrite Community News (July 2009)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: July 2009

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CodeWrite Community News (June 2009)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: June 2009

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Understanding National Coverage Policies: Navigating the Maze of HACs, Serious Reportable Events, and Wrong Surgical Sites

Author: Cook, Jane; D'Amato, Cheryl; Garrett, Gail S.; Ruhnau-Gee, Becky; Hyde, Linda A.; Novak, Natalie

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: June 2009

..tions, be compliant with Coding and reporting guidelines.. ..luding ICD-9-CM or other Coding classifications. Example.. ..sical configuration. Coding professionals should rev.. ..areas, including ethical Coding responsibilities. .. ..s with colleagues in the Coding Communities of Practice,..

ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines

Author: Barta, Ann

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: June 2009

..f the ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines, which were p.. .. Similar to the ICD-9-CM Coding guidelines, the ICD-10-C.. ..r ICD-10-CM, the general Coding guidelines, and chapter-.. ..specific Coding guidelines. Section II i.. ..ion IV is for outpatient Coding and reporting. This arti..

Countdown to ICD-10-CM/PCS

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Source: AHIMA Advantage

Publication Date: June 2009

..lowing for more accurate Coding and .. ..or director of corporate Coding HIM compliance at San .. ..• Decrease Coding productivity and accurac.. ..president, Coding compliance & regulatory .. ..The new Coding system will also obvious.. ..gnment. The knowledge of Coding professionals is more im..

What's Your Flight Plan?: Getting That First Job in Coding

Author: Peterson, Patt

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: May 14, 2009

..ETTING THAT FIRST JOB IN Coding .. .. the deal with all these Coding job ads that require two.. .. or more years of Coding .. ..to get your first job in Coding if the employers are .. ..e you are the manager of Coding for Pleasant View Hospit.. ..been Coding for awhile? For you, it’..

CodeWrite Community News (May 2009)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: May 2009

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CodeWrite Community News (April 2009)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: April 2009

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ICD-10 Reimbursement Mappings: New Mappings from CMS Help Organizations in the Transition to ICD-10

Author: Butler, Rhonda R.; Mills, Ronald E

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: April 2009

..erminology or an axis of Classification that has been replaced b.. ..MS) are converting their Reimbursement systems to use ICD-10 co.. .. has released the ICD-10 Reimbursement Mappings to help prepare.. .. Reimbursement systems for the transiti.. .. the transition. The Reimbursement mappings provide a tempo..

CodeWrite Community News (March 2009)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: March 2009

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Streamlining the Revenue Cycle Management Process

Author: Zender, Anne

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2009


Keeping an organization’s revenue cycle running smoothly is no small feat. But Patsy Hathorn’s team at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS, volunteered to take it on. Now the team is seeing results.

Hathorn, RHIA, who is director of clinical resource managem....

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