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Implementing a Mobile Coding Solution

Author: Colgan, Peter

Source: In Confidence (newsletter)

Publication Date: July 02, 2001

..em, and using the mobile Coding solution as an example... .. ensuring that physician Coding is complete and accurat.. ..resent to streamline the Coding of patient encounters c.. ... A successful mobile Coding solution should fit sea.. ..ficient charge capture, Coding , and billing process. It..

Ensuring Remote Coding Compliance

Author: Comfort, Angie

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: April 2012

..rs are turning to remote Coding . However, before impleme.. ..ion? Remote Coding can create serious compl.. ..nd procedures for remote Coding , and remote coders must .. ..of conduct. Remote Coding Policies and Documents .. ..re implementing a remote Coding program is create a remo..

Coding Open Fractures in ICD-10-CM

Author: Comfort, Angie

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: September 2012

.. the differences between Coding fractures in ICD-9-CM an.. ..ts place. Below are four Coding scenarios involving frac.. ..dical situation, and how Coding differs between ICD-9-CM.. .., the ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines inform the co.. ..sp; Coding Scenario #1 Humeru..

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,..

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..

Health Information Management Improving the Revenue Cycle: Practical Applications for Acute Care Facilities

Author: Curtis, Elizabeth; Osborn, Carol E.; Maxim, Dorothy

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 21, 2005

.. assembly, analysis, and Coding by health information ma.. ..s the HIM department for Coding . The accounts, whether c.. ..CE) and National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) edits... ..sembly and analysis, and Coding , there are a variety of .. .. is rendered Coding — through timely an..

How Gaps in Data Quality Impact Reimbursement

Author: D'Amato, Cheryl

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 10, 2001

.. evaluate and reengineer Coding and data capture practic.. ..time-of-record intake or Coding as the demographic infor.. .. expertise in outpatient Coding is participating in char.. ..and oversight, acting as Coding consultants to outpatien.. ..ce areas doing their own Coding , and participating in de..

Final Rule for FY 2008 IPPS: MS-DRGs and POA Top List in a Year of Major Change

Author: D'Amato, Cheryl; Garrett, Gail S.; Johnson, Laurie M.

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

Publication Date: November 2007

.. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting” and.. .. Coding : easily identified by un.. ..nts in documentation and Coding , phasing in the adjustme.. .. In addition to re Classification of the CC list, CMS has .. ..ailable at www.ahima.org/ Reimbursement [page no longer availabl..

Society for Clinical Coding Comes Around as CoP

Author: D'Amato, Cheryl; Hoag, Patience J.; Crocker, Elsa; Neville, Deborah; Carpenter-Barbee, Cheryl; Bartell, Laurie

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: June 2002

..pt in a program known as Coding roundtables, which are d.. ..ty for Clinical Coding (SCC) has completed its .. ..nts. The Coding (SCC) Community of Pract.. .. important to clinical Coding . Professionals across th.. .. One purpose of the Coding roundtable is to reach o..

Lessons Learned from the Bill Error Correction Process

Author: Davis, Nadinia A.

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 02, 2011

..rors that originate with Coding and abstracting issues. .. ..ing was actually using a Coding product to produce the C.. ..th the technical and the Coding / charging component of .. ..s and valid NPI numbers. Coding edits include the valida.. ..elays such as incomplete Coding and the post- billing de..

Clinical Validation: the Next Level of CDI (December 2016 update)

Author: Denton, Debra Beisel; Endicott, Melanie; Ericson, Cheryl E; Love, Tammy R.; McDonald, Lori; Willis, Daphne

Source: AHIMA practice brief

Publication Date: December 2016

..allenging tasks for both Coding and clinical documentati.. ..grams mature and CDI and Coding professionals advance th.. .. by clinical indicators. Coding professionals may defaul.. ..sociation’s (AHA) Coding Clinic for clarificatio.. ..though AHA’s  Coding Clinic ®  for..

Clinical Validation: The Next Level of CDI

Author: Denton, Debra Beisel; Endicott, Melanie; Ericson, Cheryl E; Love, Tammy R.; McDonald, Lori; Willis, Daphne

Source: AHIMA practice brief | Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2016

..allenging tasks for both Coding and clinical documentati.. ..grams mature and CDI and Coding professionals advance th.. .. by clinical indicators. Coding professionals may defaul.. ..sociation’s (AHA) Coding Clinic for clarificatio.. ..though AHA’s  Coding Clinic ®  for..

FY 2012 Changes to the Hospital IPPS

Author: DeVault, Kathryn

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: November 2011

..MS-DRG Documentation and Coding Adjustment The Center.. ..oposed documentation and Coding adjustment at 2 percent... ..ed the documentation and Coding adjustment to eliminate .. .. claims is the effect of Coding or classification change.. ..ng the documentation and Coding adjustment and assessing..

2010 CPT Coding Update

Author: DeVault, Kathryn

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: February 2010

..pendix B of the 2010 CPT Coding book. The changes took e.. .. used throughout the CPT Coding book to assist users in .. ..o been added to instruct Coding professionals on how to .. ..s. The guidelines direct Coding professionals to report .. .."2010 CPT Coding Update"..

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..

The Respiratory System and ICD-10-CM/PCS

Author: DeVault, Kathryn

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: January 2012

..D-10-CM/PCS will provide Coding professionals with the o.. ..nhance and improve their Coding skills. However, it will.. ..cter codes. Chapter 10 Coding Guidelines Chapter 10 .. ..rts are significant when Coding the root operations exci.. ..ines the terminology and Classification used in the respiratory ..

FY 2011 Changes to the Hospital IPPS

Author: DeVault, Kathryn

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: November 2010

..MS-DRG Documentation and Coding Adjustment The Centers.. ..ercent documentation and Coding adjustment to eliminate .. .. claims is the effect of Coding or classification change.. .. the effect of coding or Classification changes that do not refl.. .. in FY 2012. MS-DRG Re Classification s Diagnosis code 251.3,..

Role of Coding and Documentation in the Quality Payment Program

Author: DeVault, Kathryn; Easterling, Sharon; Huey, Kim

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

Publication Date: January 2017

..nce of documentation and Coding cannot be overstated. Wi.. .. where documentation and Coding fits in. It’s impo.. ..d complete and compliant Coding impacts almost all areas.. .. models is important for Coding and clinical documentati.. ..nclude documentation and Coding related to relationship ..

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..

Clinical Documentation Specialists

Author: Dimick, Chris

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2007

..ved the HIM department’s Coding ability and overall hosp.. ..ion presented to HIM for Coding and DRG assignment. The .. ..grams, CDSs even suggest Coding specifics, like DRGs, be.. ..erly conservative in its Coding practices and “lea.. ..ces manager in charge of Coding and record processing. ..

Certified I10-Ready

Author: Dimick, Chris

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 2011

..2013. The impending Coding classification system ch.. ..dge of the ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding system, CCHIIM has deter.. ..ned knowledge of the new Coding system and are able to i.. ..le, an RHIT who performs Coding as a large percentage of.. ..th for those specialized Coding credentials. Further inf..

Getting the Best from Your ICD-10 Vendor

Author: Dimick, Chris

Source: Journal of AHIMA - website

Publication Date: May 2011

.. implement new software, Coding experts agree that bring.. ..uch as computer-assisted Coding (CAC) as part of the tra.. ..to ICD-10, including its Coding publications, encoders, .. ..and providing additional Coding expertise, Morsch says. .. ..rking with a consultant, Coding departments will benefit..

Achieving Coding Consistency

Author: Dimick, Chris

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2010

..ication, monitoring, and Coding reviews help reach that .. ..l, HIM experts say. Coding manager Julie Bajer rece.. ..ers on her team the same Coding question-and got six dif.. ..e answers was correct. Coding professionals know that .. ..the act of Coding is not black and white-t..

Top Documentation Issues for ICD-10

Author: Dimick, Chris

Source: Journal of AHIMA - website

Publication Date: April 2011

..eater specificity allows Coding professionals to more ac.. ..er measurement will make Coding even more complex, Smith.. ..he subsequent encounter. Coding professionals will also .. ..ords and see if they are Coding to this specificity alre.. ..ey reflect the questions Coding professionals will ask o..

Year of the Audit

Author: Dimick, Chris

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2010

..act in three main areas: Coding , privacy and security, a.. ..vate, state, and federal Coding audits; privacy and secu.. ..they are prepared. Coding Audits This year i.. ..s a high watermark for Coding initiatives and audits. .. ..l Swing The newest Coding audit program facing cod..

US Organizations Look Ahead

Author: Dimick, Chris

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2008

..0 for clinical morbidity Coding . Many of them are waitin.. ..-day presentation on the Classification system changeover to BCB.. .. Greenberg, MA, chief of Classification s and public health data .. ..ck codes in parts of the Classification that don’t have an..

Field Guide: Seeing the Trees through the Forest in 2012

Author: Dimick, Chris

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: January 2012

..fforts and shift to core Coding and HIM activities. Th.. .., RHIA, CCS, director of Coding policy and compliance at.. ..contracts with outsource Coding companies to help in the.. ..urn to computer-assisted Coding (CAC) in 2012 to help br.. ..se kinds of tools in the Coding process, along with ICD-..

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 ..

Computers, Coding, and Change

Author: Dimick, Chris

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: January 2008

.. Computer-assisted Coding won’t eliminate the prof.. .. with computer-generated Coding . At first that seemed to.. ..enting computer-assisted Coding (CAC), they feared the w.. ..says Srinivasan, now the Coding manager at the hospital .. ..and a 17-year Coding veteran. With its..

New PPS Proposed for Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities

Author: Dougherty, Michelle

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2001

..e after discharge, the en Coding date is day seven after .. ..te is seven days after en Coding . In calculating the date.. ..strument (MDS-PAC) a Classification system (case mix groups .. ..or the patient's stay. Classification System Based on the an.. ..inning on April 1, 2001. Reimbursement for IRFs will be based o..

On the Line: Professional Practice Solutions

Author: Dougherty, Michelle

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: November 2001


Q: Where can I find the updated data elements and data definitions for the Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS)?

Q: Where can I find an easy-to-use glossary for terms in the HIPAA regulations?

Michelle Dougherty (michelle.dougherty@ahima.org) is an HIM practice manager....

Post-acute PPS: Changing the Way We Code

Author: Dougherty, Michelle

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: June 1999

..modate the new Coding demands of a prospective.. ..creating new interest in Coding issues for post-acute .. ..e to accommodate the new Coding demands of a prospective.. .. this new era. Diagnosis Coding is a fundame.. .. directly linked to Coding , it has been difficult t..

New PPS Proposed for LTC Hospitals

Author: Dougherty, Michelle

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2002

..tatus. Coding Concerns .. ..ed primarily on ICD-9-CM Coding , the accuracy .. ..avoids issuing Coding advice in the Federal R.. .. identified a handful of Coding errors and reiterated th.. ..diagnosis, and procedure Coding will be critical ..

New Home Care PPS Brings Major Changes

Author: Dougherty, Michelle

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 2000

.. according to official Coding guidelines. Instead, tho.. ..ularly "up Coding ," if the quality an.. ..ot improve. As Coding becomes more of an indus.. ..rce Group (HHRG) Classification system. The 80 different.. .. Resource Group Case-Mix Classification Decision Tree Logic"..

Standard Terminology Helps Advance EHR

Author: Dougherty, Michelle

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: November 2003

.. Classification/En Coding : A system that groups to.. .. 1. “Terming, En Coding and Grouping: An Overvie.. ..146;s role in healthcare Classification systems, termi.. ..f terminology, Classification systems, and groupings. .. .. and “ Terminology, Classification , Grouping Expl..

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