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CPR in Long Term Care

Author: Schoenfelt, Suzanne

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: February 1999

..ement rates are based on Classification : scores are equiva.. ..t system (PPS), Medicare Reimbursement for services is ba.. ..acility to receive Reimbursement . The RAI is composed of .. ..the criteria jeopardizes Reimbursement . In 1998, all nurs..

AHIMA's Response to HCFA on the Notice of Proposed Rule-Making on the Proposed Prospective Payment System for Hospital Outpatient Services

Author: Kloss, Linda L

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: January 06, 1999

..We do not agree with the Coding of the hypothetical case.. ..ccording to the official Coding guidelines, one of the s.. ..lemented? How will these Coding systems be use.. ..y for accurate Coding and the importance of co.. .. management and/or Coding . We also recommend that ..

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: November 1998

..mation to help Coding professionals understand.. ..or of Classification and Coding . Articl.. .. developed the following Classification criteria to as.. .. is AHIMA's director of Classification and Coding. ..

FY1999 Inpatient PPS Changes: ICD-9-CM Revisions

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 1998

..ional coder education in Coding of burns may b.. ..ssary to ensure accurate Coding of burn cases and .. ..nt. Coders should review Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM3 .. ..l guidance on the proper Coding of burns. Tabl.. ..n Hospital Association's Coding Clinic for ICD..

Performance Improvement for Documentation

Author: Labak, Carol

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 1998

..denials due to incorrect Coding . The new approach was.. ..documentation + accurate Coding = accurate reimbursement.. .. quality specialist (for Coding expertise), ambulatory c.. ..h resultant increased Coding accuracy. Mission:.. ..of care, data integrity, Coding accuracy, and compliance..

What is Gulf War Syndrome (Part II)

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: September 1998

..ted manifestations (per Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM, .. .. "Ask the Editor." Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM 15,.. .. a two-part series. See " Coding Notes" in July.. ..or of classification and Coding . Articl.. .. is AHIMA's director of Classification and coding. ..

Maximizing Data Quality of the Minimum Data Set

Author: Zender, Anne

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: June 1998


HIM professionals who work in long term care settings are well acquainted with the Minimum Data Set 2.0 (MDS). Since 1990, it has been part of the standardized assessments that nursing homes participating in the Medicare and Medicaid programs must complete. Starting this summer, updated submis....

Comparative Data--Its Impact and Opportunities

Author: Bellile, Susan K.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: June 1998

..h someone documenting or Coding a piece of informa.. .. documentation and Coding impacts legal issues, re.. .. in this area is the new Coding certification prog.. ..ram: Certified Coding Specialist—Physicia.. ..cian- and hospital-based Coding and reimbursement requir..

Development of the ICD-10 Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS)

Author: Averill, Richard F.; Mullin, Robert L.; Steinbeck, Barbara A.; Goldfield, Norbert I; Grant, Thelma M.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: May 1998

.. The ICD-10 Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS) has .. .., named ICD-10 Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS), .. ..S option. The ICD-10-PCS Coding instructions wer.. ..fied, then the option of Coding a generic body part was .. ..and none. The ICD-10-PCS Coding instructions were modifi..

Nursing Data, Classification Systems, and Quality Indicators: What Every HIM Professional Needs to Know

Author: Henry, Suzanne Bakken; Warren, Judith J.; Zielstorff, Rita D.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: May 1998

..elines for Coding Mental Health Informatio.. .. and writing Coding commentary a challenging.. .. informed First of these Coding assignment differences. .. ..as developed a number of Classification systems. What ca.. ..iew of the major nursing Classification systems and examines ..

Testing ICD-10-PCS

Author: Brooks, Patricia E.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: May 1998

..of ICD-10-PCS (procedure Coding system) in order to d.. ..D-9-CM, Procedures. This Coding system was developed aft.. ..d greater specificity in Coding for use in research, sta.. ..acy and efficiency of Coding . .. ..iewing, abstracting, and Coding medical records, they..

No Uncertain Terms

Author: Zender, Anne

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: May 1998

..erving as editor of the Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM new.. ..M professionals think of Classification systems such as ICD-9-CM.. ..l director for morbidity Classification activities. She plans, .. ..portion of International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9-CM) ..

Coding Compliance: Practical Strategies for Success

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: January 1998

.. "Fraud," "abuse," "up Coding ," "unbundling," and "com.. ..6.78% Incorrect Coding 8.53% Nonconv.. ..r you, the HIM director, Coding supervisor, or coder? .. ..investigation related to Coding , or if you do become a.. ..on has accurate, ethical Coding practices and medical re..

ICD-9-CM Revisions (effective 10/1/97)

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: November 1997

..or of classification and Coding The .. .. Hospital Association's Coding Clinic for ICD-9.. ..h Quarter 1997 issue of Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM. .. .. See the September 1997 " Coding Notes" for information o.. ..r the official Coding guidelines regarding the..

Physician Office Billing Compliance Program

Author: Eisenhauer, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 1997

..ces try to adhere to the Coding and billing guidelines a.. .. adheres to correct Coding and billing standards fo.. .. of potential fraudulent Coding and billing acti.. .. program is to eliminate Coding and billing erro.. ..authority to correct any Coding and billing prob..

Evolution of HEDIS: 3.0 and Beyond

Author: Rulon, Vera; Sica, JoAnn

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: June 1997

..of nationally recognized Coding guidelines, bu.. ..sues), and the Coding Panel (examination of pr.. ..ir physicians' Coding practices. Health plans .. ..nd nationally recognized Coding guidelines. The effect o.. ..f inaccurate Coding on HEDIS rates calculate..

Quality Healthcare Data and Information

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA position statement

Publication Date: December 02, 1996

..ians (ART), or Certified Coding Specialists (CCS). The.. ..n the classification and Coding of healthcare informatio.. ..e development and use of Coding guidelines and adherence.. ..accurate abstracting and Coding of health information th.. ..ensive training in the Classification and coding of healthcare..

ICD-9-CM Revisions -- Effective October 1, 1996

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 1996

..or of classification and Coding The .. .. Hospital Association's Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM . Th.. ..r 1996 issue of Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM . .. ..In order to simplify the Coding of gallstones, combinati.. ..t, RRA, CCS, director of Classification and coding ..

Quest for Quality and Comparability in the National Healthcare Database: Announcing A Payer’s Guide to Health Care Data Quality and Integrity

Author: AHIMA Coding Policy and Strategy Committee

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: September 1996

.. by AHIMA’s Coding Policy and Strategy Comm.. .. uniform terminology and Coding guidelines for both the .. .. intermediaries. AHIMA’s Coding Policy and Strategy Comm.. ..s on the availability of Coding guidelines. The paye.. ..onsistent application of Coding guidelines, as well as i..

Myocardial Infarctions: Frequently Asked Questions

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 1996

..or of classification and Coding Myoca.. ..ns regarding the correct Coding and sequencing of myoc.. .. codes apply to hospital Coding ? A: The CPT codes for.. ..ce. This differs from Coding for physician services, .. ..n Hospital Association. Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM 11,..

Disorders of the Breast

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: May 1996

..or of classification and Coding Carci.. ..cal diagnosis. Coding note: In CPT, codes 1912.. .. Coding note: An excisional biop.. .. Coding note: Code 19100 is iden.. .. Coding note: Fibroadenoma is as..

Survey Procedures and Interpretive Guidelines for Intermediate Care Facilities for Persons with Mental Retardation

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

Source: Government (U.S.)

Publication Date: November 02, 1995

..Mental Deficiency, Classification in Mental Retardation (e.. ..Retardation: Definition, Classification and Systems of Supports .. ..not yet adopted the 1992 Classification system; however, when th.. .. Classification system and information r.. ..els referenced in AAMR's Classification System of 1983, use the ..

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