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Coding Neoplasms in ICD-10-CM

Author: Bielby, Judy A

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: October 2011

..rticle compares neoplasm Coding in ICD-10-CM and ICD-9-C.. ..-CM in terms of neoplasm Coding . ICD-10-CM includes a ta.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting" includes .. ..a section on Coding guidelines for neoplasms.. ..are some variations, and Coding professionals should obt..

Spinal Surgery in CPT/HCPCS Unraveled

Author: Kuehn, Lynn

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 02, 2011

..ship to the CPT and HPCS Coding systems. However, solid .. ..s are also important for Coding purposes. There are appr.. ..rs play a role in proper Coding for spinal surgery: .. ..Lynn. 2011. Procedural Coding and Reimbursement for Ph.. ..ne Society (NASS) Common Coding Scenarios for Comprehens..

Gestational Diabetes

Author: Bielby, Judy A

Source: CodeWrite | AHIMA newsletter article

Publication Date: October 2011

..ctive:   To discuss Coding for gestational diabetes.. .. Coding scenarios: Patient A i.. .. Coding Conventions and/or Guid.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting , I.C.11.g.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (October ..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News September 2011

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: September 2011

..practical information on Coding with the new.. ..1. Coding , request fulfillment, an.. ..Shorter Coding certificate programs wil.. .. Coding Circulatory.. ..Clinical Coding Community Meeting: Track.. ..Clinical Coding Community Meeting: Track.. ..Clinical Coding Community Meeting: Track..

New ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Codes for FY 2012

Author: Endicott, Melanie

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: September 2011


The new ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes go into effect October 1, 2011. This date marks the last regular annual update to the ICD-9-CM code set before the partial code freeze. On October 1, 2012, there will be only limited code updates to ICD-9-CM to capture new technology and new diseases. There wil....

Keeping Up with the CPT/HCPCS Changes

Author: Bielby, Judy A

Source: CodeWrite | AHIMA newsletter article

Publication Date: September 2011

..pected to be reported by Coding professionals rather tha.. ..he Calendar of CPT/HCPCS Coding Changes below provides a.. .. list of events that Coding professionals should not.. .. Calendar of CPT/HCPCS Coding Changes .. ..s-managing-your-practice/ Coding -billing-insurance/cpt/an..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter September 2011

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: September 2011

.. Coding professionals... .. Coding Challenges for Discussio.. ..pected to be reported by Coding professionals rather tha.. ..he Calendar of CPT/HCPCS Coding Changes below provides a.. .. Coding professionals should not.. .. Coding Challenges for Discussio..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News August 2011

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: August 2011

..practical information on Coding with the new.. ..knowledge of the new Coding system and are able to i.. .. Coding Circulatory.. ..Coding Notes- Coding for External Causes of.. ..e award-winning column, " Coding Notes,".. ..focused on Coding external causes of morbi..

Preventive Services Modifier: Just the Facts

Author: AHIMA Staff

Source: CodeWrite | AHIMA newsletter article

Publication Date: August 2011


The American Medical Association introduced a new CPT® modifier earlier this year. The use of modifier 33 is effective January 1. However, this new modifier is not found in the 2011 CPT® codebook, which has caused some confusion. This table provides some facts and resources about this new modif....

CodeWrite Community Newsletter August 2011

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: July 2011

.. Coding professionals... ..Diagnosis Coding of Osteoarthritis of the.. .. Coding Challenges for Discussio.. ..Diagnosis Coding of Osteoarthritis of the.. ..CM Coding of osteoarthritis of the.. .. Coding Scenarios.. ..This article examines Coding of osteoarthritis second..

Top 10 List. Phase 2: ICD-10-CM/PCS Implementation Preparation

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: July 05, 2011

..a. Continue educating Coding staff on ICD-10 code sets.. ..0-CM Official Guidelinesfor Coding andReporting and ICD-10-.. ..PCS Coding Guidelines.. ..icPlan toPreventDecreased Coding Productivity and Accuracy.. ..ct orimpact of decreased Coding accuracy, and develop a ..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News July 2011

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: July 02, 2011

..practical information on Coding with.. ..Nervous System Coding in ICD-10-CM/PCS.. ..icity for nervous system Coding . This article highlights.. ..of the new features in Coding central and peripheral n.. ..ing program that teaches Coding professionals how to bec..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News July 2011

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: July 02, 2011

..practical information on Coding with.. ..Nervous System Coding in ICD-10-CM/PCS.. ..icity for nervous system Coding . This article highlights.. ..of the new features in Coding central and peripheral n.. ..ing program that teaches Coding professionals how to bec..

Managing Physician Queries in the EHR

Author: Wiedemann, Lou Ann

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2011


Federal incentives provided for the meaningful use program under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act are encouraging hospitals to adopt electronic health records (EHRs). Eighty percent of hospitals are planning to become meaningful users of EHR technologies in 2011, and the healthcare i....

ICD-10: the New Teacher's Pet

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Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2011

.. ICD-10-CM/PCS.” Shorter Coding certificate programs wil.. ..code set when they begin Coding courses in January, Silv.. ..ng ICD-10 as the primary Classification system. An AHIMA-devel.. ..be taught as the current Classification system in associate an..

Preparing for the CAC Transition

Author: Bronnert, June

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: July 2011

..dvancements to influence Coding since encoding systems i.. ..s computer-assisted Coding . CAC is the "use of comp.. .. related to an automated Coding environment. The report .. .. following topics: Coding professionals in new rol.. .. preparing for automated Coding must evaluate their work..

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..

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..

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..

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, ..

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....

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..

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