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Recommendation for Standardized Hospital Evaluation and Management Coding of Emergency Department and Clinic Services

Author: American Hospital Association; AHIMA

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: June 24, 2003

..valuation and Management Coding Panel of the American Ho.. ..000, hospitals have been Coding clinic and emergency dep.. .. experts in the areas of Coding , health information mana.. ..inst which facility E/ M Coding guidelines would be meas.. ..ds. Basics of the E/M Coding Model The panel review..

Healthcare Terminologies and Classifications: An Action Agenda for the US

Author: AMIA and AHIMA Terminology and Classification Policy Task Force

Source: AHIMA report | Perspectives in Health Information Management

Publication Date: November 2006

..Director of Coding Policy and Compliance, A.. ..factor. The manual Coding process is expensive and.. ..use of computer-assisted Coding and mapping .. ..cy. Today, computerbased Coding and mapping systems are .. .. ICD-10-CM for diagnosis Coding , the Centers for ..

ICD-10's Impact Reaches Far Beyond Coding: Examining the New Code Sets' Revenue Cycle Implications

Author: Arends-Marquez, Alexa; Knight, Nicole; Thomas-Flowers, Dwan

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes | Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: November 2014

..D-10-CM/PCS (ICD-10) for Coding operations are a common .. ..CD-10 reaches far beyond Coding alone. ICD-10 is embedde.. ..-9-CM, and the procedure Coding system (PCS) is a comple.. ..changes the landscape of Coding , the effects of which wi.. ..ly critical in procedure Coding . Education for the physi..

Clinical Documentation Improvement Toolkit (2016 version)

Author: Arrowood, Danita; Bailey-Woods, Linda; Barnette, Erin; Combs, Tammy; Endicott, Melanie; Miller, Jennifer

Source: AHIMA toolkit

Publication Date: July 2016

..inical documentation and Coding to capture clinical diag.. ..sed on documentation and Coding to drive coding and grou.. ..teness in documentation, Coding , .. ..th a clinical and/or HIM Coding background. .. .. staffed entirely by HIM Coding .. ..odologies, ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding concepts and guidelines,..

Clinical Documentation Improvement in the Outpatient Setting

Author: Arrowood, Danita; Johnson, Laurie M.; Wieczorek, Michelle M.

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes | Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2015

..ompliance to billing and Coding regulations/principals .. ..cumentation before final Coding —and thus have the .. ..at may improve the final Coding for both the diagnosis a.. .. The focus on diagnosis Coding is very important in the.. ..he impact that diagnosis Coding has on patient outcomes,..

The Year That Was and the Year to Be

Author: Asmonga, Donald D.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: February 2011

..documentation integrity; Coding ; confidentiality, privac.. ..he Standard Occupational Classification s for HIM Preventing .. ..he Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) categories for HIM.. ..er this existing primary Classification , including 29-2071.01 Me..

Closer Look at All-Patient Refined DRGs

Author: Averill, Richard F.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: January 2002

..ups (DRGs) are a patient Classification system that provides .. ..sed demand for a patient Classification system that can be us.. ..In particular, a patient Classification system is needed to: .. .. Hospitals Case-Mix Classification Study Project.” Stu..

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..

Charge Description Master: Understanding Its Role in OPPS

Author: Baril, Arlene F.

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 10, 2007

..lements for identifying, Coding , and pricing any item th.. ..ed groups (DRG’s) by HIM Coding staff.  On the outpatie.. ..nt side, the average Coding /APC assignment that is p.. ..M is not involved in any Coding of these procedures or l.. .. who is responsible for Coding and charging for service..

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 ..

2014 ICD-10-CM/PCS Updates

Author: Barta, Ann

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: January 2014

.. ICD-10-CM Coding Guideline Changes .. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting . The foll.. ..new or revised ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines for 2014. .. .. Section IV: Diagnostic Coding and Reporting Guidelines.. ..tion IV of the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines: “Section I.B..

Coding ICD-10-PCS Medical and Surgical-Related Sections: Understanding Measurement and Monitoring, Extracorporeal Assistance and Performance, and Extracorporeal Therapies

Author: Barta, Ann

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes | Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: May 2014

..continues its three part Coding Notes series focusing on.. ..ations: Key to Procedure Coding in ICD-10-PCS. Chicago:.. ..p://www.cms.gov/Medicare/ Coding /ICD10/2014-ICD-10-PCS.ht.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting 2014.&rdqu.. ..p://www.cms.gov/Medicare/ Coding /ICD10/Downloads/PCS-2014..

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..

Coding ICD-10-PCS Medical and Surgical-Related Sections: Understanding Osteopathic, Other Procedures, and Chiropractic

Author: Barta, Ann

Source: Journal of AHIMA | Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: June 2014

..continues its three-part Coding Notes series focusing on.. ..p://www.cms.gov/Medicare/ Coding /ICD10/2014-ICD-10-PCS.ht.. ..ations: Key to Procedure Coding in ICD-10-PCS. Chicago,.. ..p://www.cms.gov/Medicare/ Coding /ICD10/2014-ICD-10-PCS.ht.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting 2014.” 201..

Coding ICD-10-PCS Medical and Surgical-Related Sections: Understanding Obstetrics, Placement, And Administration

Author: Barta, Ann

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes | Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: April 2014

... For the two ICD-10-PCS Coding Guidelines that are spec.. ..e “ICD-10-PCS Obstetrics Coding Guidelines” below . .. .. ICD-10-PCS Obstetrics Coding Guidelines .. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, including.. .. the two ICD-10-PCS Coding Guidelines that are spec..

The Circulatory System and ICD-10-CM/PCS

Author: Barta, Ann

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: May 2011

.. Barta, MSA, RHIA Many Coding professionals will need .. ..ets, now is the time for Coding professionals to gain kn.. ..or primary hypertension. Coding professionals would assi.. ..part value. ICD-10-PCS Coding Guideline B4.2 provides .. ..2011 Official ICD-10-PCS Coding Guidelines." www.cms.hh..

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..

EHRs Offer Coders Opportunities, Challenges

Author: Batres, Janie

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: October 2012

..s) and computer-assisted Coding (CAC) gaining traction i.. ..the healthcare industry, Coding professionals are being .. ..has had an impact on the Coding process, and requires ch.. ..ow and processes. Coding professionals are partic.. ..rtunities that arise for Coding professionals when an EH..

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..

Automated Coding: The Next Step?

Author: Beinborn, Julie

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 1999

.. Automated Coding technology may be key to.. .. the evolution of the Coding and billing proc.. ..pects of healthcare, and Coding is no exception. .. ..y when a fully automated Coding process is in .. ..ent change the Coding profession? Would it ren..

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..

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..

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 ..

Essentials on Nonessential Modifiers

Author: Bielby, Judy A

Source: CodeWrite | AHIMA newsletter article

Publication Date: May 2013

.. A review of the Coding conventions is necessary.. ..0-CM and ICD-10-PCS. The Coding conventions for ICD-10-C.. .. The process of Coding becomes so ingrained in .. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting , “P.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting regardin..

Reporting and Sequencing of V Codes

Author: Bielby, Judy A

Source: CodeWrite | AHIMA newsletter article

Publication Date: August 2013

.. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting provides .. ..Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, “V codes.. ..s not based on official Coding guidelines or advice. Ac.. .. to Fourth Quarter 2009 Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM , "T.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting (October ..

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..

Final Push to ICD-10 Implementation

Author: Birnbaum, Cassi L

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: June 2015

.. educational plans, dual Coding and implementing new tec.. ..ters, have set up ICD-10 Coding hotlines, and are ensuri.. ..rom lining up additional Coding and clinical documentati.. ..ume-based to value-based Reimbursement , it is essential that we..

Discover How to Survive Medicare Severity DRGs with a Successful Clinical Documentation Improvement Program and Present on Admission Indicators

Author: Blackford, Gwendolyn

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 17, 2008

..e next for the inpatient Coding world? October 1, 2007 .. ..d, or unknown during the Coding process for the Patient .. .. the MS-DRGs. Since the Coding staff has been reporting.. ..tilized to work with the Coding manager to develop an in.. ..rovement. Four internal Coding staff with an average of..

Getting Quality Clinical and Coded Data: How UMHS's CDIP Improved Clinical Coded Data and Clinical Staff Relationships

Author: Blackford, Gwendolyn; Whitehouse, Rosanne

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes | Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 2007

..roved the organization’s Coding and reimbursement. .. ..ty to re-assess internal Coding operations. UMHS .. ..me inefficiencies in its Coding functions that other hos.. ..es, the only interaction Coding professionals had with p.. ..y to assess its internal Coding operations and to identi..

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..

Home Health PPS Update

Author: Blevins, Ida K.

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: January 2008

..and allowed for multiple Coding for both primary and sec.. .. be followed if multiple Coding is indicated for any dia.. ..sis codes under ICD-9-CM Coding guidelines, enter the di.. ..nosis that is a multiple Coding situation (e.g., a manif.. ..sis codes under ICD-9-CM Coding guidelines (e.g., mandat..

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