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Screening for Colorectal Cancer

Author: Petersen, Darley

Source: IFHRO Congress | AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 15, 2004

Background  
Colorectal cancer (CRC) remains the second most common cause of cancer death in Western Europe and North America.
Screening for CRC has not worldwide popularity in spite of proven survival benefit in average risk persons. Incidence and mortality, both are worrying in E....

Preparing for Automated Coding

Author: Cummins, Ruth

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 15, 2004

..On an ongoing basis, the Coding staff and HIM management.. ..re for changes in codes, Coding guidelines, payment syst.. ..ems, and Coding regulations. Additionall.. .. proposed upgrade of the Coding classification system to.. ..lementation of automated Coding technology. Is the HIM p..

Time for Change - a Time for 10: Updating the Classification for Discharges On and After 1.1.05 to ICD-10-AM (The Australian Modification of ICD-10 and the Australian Classification of Interventions in Health)

Author: Murphy, Deirdre

Source: IFHRO Congress | AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 15, 2004

..rt of case mix, clinical Coding in Ireland has become a .. ..eland. Ensuring that the Coding scheme in use for data c.. .. availability of current Coding schemes in the internati.. ..scharge. The approach to Coding these data has changed f.. ..n of the system, and the Coding schemes used may be summ..

Critical State of Coding, Classification, and Terminologies in the UK: a Clinician's Perspective

Author: Brox, Georg A.; Huston, Janis L.

Source: IFHRO Congress | AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 15, 2004

..lassification scheme for Coding operations and procedure.. ..ed in 1983 in the UK for Coding of primary care known as.. ..and in 1990, he sold his Coding system to the British Go.. ..tion (for statistics and Coding ) to the original system... ..ience. Clinical Coding Standardization and Trai..

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 04, 2004

..nsistency 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.. ..ly and can result in Coding confusion and errors, co.. ..costly and can result in Coding confusion and errors, co..

Avoiding a War of Words (and Numbers): the Uncertain Future of Terminologies and Classifications

Author: Roberts, Rosemary; Innes, Kerry; Walker, Sue; Scott, Peter

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 2004

..ting and epidemiological Coding systems such as IC.. ..pplication of rules. The Coding process is carried .. ..D-10-AM to assist in the Coding process that takes these.. ..les and relationships of Classification s and terminologies are u.. ..competition. Classification s and clinical terminolog..

Coding Dementia

Author: Laakso, Roz

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: October 2004

..e the condition. Correct Coding of dementias is importan.. ..ative to follow official Coding guidelines and.. ..n Hospital Association. Coding Clinic for ICD-9.. ..ital Association. Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM , Vo.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Available..

CodeWrite Community News September 2004

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: September 2004

..able Rap: South Carolina Coding Roundtable Update from D.. ..onna Wilson; Coding It Right—Practical News .. ..for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..thcare Compliance; Coding a New EGD Procedure;ICD-.. ..table Rap;South Carolina Coding Roundtable Update;Back t..

Medicare: Information Needed to Assess Adequacy of Rate-Setting Methodology for Payments for Hospital Outpatient Services

Author: U.S. Government Accountability Office

Source: Government (U.S.)

Publication Date: September 17, 2004

..lthcare Common Procedure Coding System.. ..lthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)11 code, .. ..ambulatory payment Classification (APC) groups and calcula.. ..ospital using Medicare’s Classification of that hospital under O.. ..payment Classification (APC) groups. We used Me..

Testimony of the American Health Information Management Association to the Workgroup on Quality of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics

Author: Rode, Dan; Siegel, Barbara

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: September 14, 2004

..abstracting data and Coding .   We all recog.. ..ulation data is based on Coding .   Physicians a.. .. the abstracting and Coding .   HIM professional.. ..endering of care and the Coding that reflects this care... ..assification systems and Coding currently in place. ..

Journal Q&A (9/04)

Author: AHIMA Professional Practice Team

Source: AHIMA Q and A

Publication Date: September 02, 2004

..Edits to Ensure Accurate Coding and Payments for Dischar.. ..Edits to Ensure Accurate Coding and Payments for Dischar.. ..from patient accounts to Coding , stating the date of the.. ..d (for example, with the Coding summary or placed in the.. ..code in order to receive Reimbursement . At times, this change w..

CodeWrite Community News August 2004

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: August 2004

..HIA Has Struck Gold with Coding Roundtable LIVE;Coding I.. ..Right—Practical News for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..thcare Compliance;CPT Coding of Abdominal Aortograms;.. ..CodeWrite Community News; Coding Challenges for Discussio.. ..n;Monthly Coding Chat;ICD-10 Checkpoint;R..

Getting to ICD-10: the Road Ahead

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA Advantage

Publication Date: August 2004

..hisen, RHIA, director of Coding and classification at th.. .. principal of Innovative Coding and Documentation in Mou.. ..f us who are involved in Coding need to get ready." De.. ..rocedural and management Coding system. The upgrade.. ..everyone up and down the Coding chain-from coders and he..

Setting the Record Straight: Communicating the Need for ICD-10

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA Advantage

Publication Date: August 2004

..erately needs an updated Coding classification system. T.. ..urgent need for a better Coding classification system an.. ..mentation of the updated Coding system is necessary in o.. .. needs an updated coding Classification system. The current syst.. ..need for a better coding Classification system and the benefits ..

CodeWrite Community News July 2004

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: July 2004

..er Reports on the Nevada Coding Roundtables;Coding It Ri.. ..ght—Practical News for Coding , Reimbursement, and Heal.. ..iance;Accurate Diagnosis Coding of Diabetes Mellitus;Dia.. ..CodeWrite Community News; Coding for Diabetes Mellitus;AH.. ..A Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM;AHA ..

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..

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..

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..

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 ..

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..

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..

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..

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,..

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..

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..

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