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Adapting Enterprise Workflow for ICD-10-CM/PCS

Author: Clark, Jill S

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: June 2013

.. Coding .. ..nd/or procedure capture, Coding , billing, and data trans.. .. Coding .. ..ndards for ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding to include quality, prod.. ..tion plan, define a dual- Coding plan, and contribute to .. ..the computer-assisted Coding (CAC) implementation pro..

Key Issues in the 2008 OPPS Final Rule

Author: Clark, Andrea

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2008

..interest to evaluate the Coding and financial impact for.. .. capture and APC revenue Reimbursement . .. ..erapy sources cost-based Reimbursement will end, and beginning .. ..percentage of outpatient Reimbursement under the Deficit Reduct..

Key Issues in the 2009 OPPS Final Rule

Author: Clark, Andrea

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: March 2009

.. accordance with correct Coding principles, CPT code des.. .. in the final rule). Coding professionals should ins.. .., MRI/MRA with contrast. Coding professionals should rev.. ..ring calendar year 2008. Coding professionals should als.. ..lier formulas. Since the Reimbursement landscape evolves year t..

FY 2016 CPT Updates

Author: Clack, Crystal

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

Publication Date: February 2016

.. are many noteworthy CPT Coding changes in 2016, the foc.. ..only a select few of the Coding changes. All CPT coding .. ..in Appendix B of the CPT Coding book. .. .. As with any Coding updates, it is critical .. ..o have access to current Coding resources and to make an..

Collect Once, Use Many: Enabling the Reuse of Clinical Data through Controlled Terminologies

Author: Cimino, James J.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: February 2007

..eed not await complete en Coding of the patient record. A.. ..hat reuse data. 18 As Coding systems become more stan.. ..ogies, the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revis.. .. tasks when they include Classification systems that identify ho.. ..erminology and shows how Classification can support summarizatio..

Curriculum Guide

Author: CCHIIM

Source: CCHIIM

Publication Date: 2013

..Certified Coding Associate (CCA) . . . . .. ..Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) . . . ... ..Certified Coding Specialist—.. ..Appendix I: Certified Coding Associate (CCA) .. ..Appendix J: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) .. ..Appendix K: Certified Coding Specialist— ..

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, ..

Ten More Questions for CAC Vendors

Author: Cassidy, Bonnie S.

Source: Journal of AHIMA - website

Publication Date: March 2013

.. Today’s HIM and Coding professionals are faced .. ..ommit fraud because of up Coding . .. ..s added new pressures on Coding professionals and HIM de.. ..The transition to ICD-10 Coding standards, and achieving.. .. Coding compliance, will improve.. ..ire a totally new way of Coding in order for healthcare ..

Medical Necessity under OPPS: a Look at the Challenges

Author: Carter, Darren

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: February 2002

..d accurate diagnostic Coding . Diagnostic service prov.. ..iagnostic and procedural Coding systems. Further, becaus.. .. patient care and the Coding process occur separately.. ..he physician can lead to Coding inaccuracies. How O.. ..ording to the Correct Coding Initiative, which determ..

Best Practices: What Works

Author: Carrier, Danielle

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 1999

.. Coding process —Based on .. ..average time to complete Coding was less than five days .. .. contribute to timely Coding processes for these bett.. ..itization of records for Coding , based on dollar amount .. ..ds so they are ready for Coding as soon as they arr..

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 ..

Opportunities for HIM in Revenue Cycle Management

Author: Campbell, Thea

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: November 2003

..s we all know, Coding is one of our areas of e.. ..rs would like to believe Coding is simple, we all know t.. ..the nuances of Coding are many and the skill s.. ..the revenue cycle beyond Coding in which HIM p.. .. because of changes in Coding or practice patterns..

Key Compliance Strategies for the Physician Practice

Author: Campbell, Jennie

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: September 23, 2002

..ysicians in the areas of Coding and billing compliance. .. ..Ensuring billing and Coding compliance is an essenti.. ..ticularly in the area of Coding and billing. Larger prac.. ..e of whom had any formal Coding training or certificatio.. ..of improved billing and Coding , which improves cash flo..

Managing the Present on Admission Reporting Process (2016 update)

Author: Campbell, Angela; D'Amato, Cheryl; Rugg, Donna

Source: AHIMA practice brief | Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: September 2016

.. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. The guide.. ..d precision to ICD-10-CM Coding in administrative data. .. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, including.. ..e complete, allowing the Coding professional to evaluate.. ..ocumentation needs. When Coding professionals discover i..

Conduct is Their Business

Author: Byrd, Katherine

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2001




Suppose you were asked to do something unethical on the job. What if you were asked by your supervisor to hide delinquent charts just prior to a Joint Commission survey? What would you do?

As a profession, HIM professionals understand our moral obligation to the patient to p....

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..

ICD-10 Reimbursement Mappings: New Mappings from CMS Help Organizations in the Transition to ICD-10

Author: Butler, Rhonda R.; Mills, Ronald E

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: April 2009

..erminology or an axis of Classification that has been replaced b.. ..MS) are converting their Reimbursement systems to use ICD-10 co.. .. has released the ICD-10 Reimbursement Mappings to help prepare.. .. Reimbursement systems for the transiti.. .. the transition. The Reimbursement mappings provide a tempo..

Crossing the Bridge to ICD-10: Using the General Equivalence Mappings (GEMs) to Create a ICD-10 Ready Workplace. Applied Mapping Case Study: The GEMs and MS-DRG Conversion

Author: Butler, Rhonda R.

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 17, 2008

..nd all applicable Coding Clinic entries. .. .. to ICD-10-PCS Procedure Coding System. January 200.. .. of the ICD-10 Procedure Coding System.” January 2.. ..s. ICD-10 Procedure Coding System. January 200.. ..s Where an axis of Classification between the two code set..

Analyzing Eight Months of ICD-10

Author: Butler, Mary

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: June 2016

..ling clearinghouses, and Coding professionals have more .. .. retirements, or chaotic Coding that some in the healthc.. ..IMA’s senior director of Coding policy and compliance. .. .. Top Five ICD-10 Coding Weaknesses and Strengths.. ..after only eight months, Coding auditors have been able ..

Choosing the Right Coding Credential

Author: Buck, Stacie L

Source: AHIMA community resource

Publication Date: January 02, 2007

..ed, so has the number of Coding programs and coding cert.. ..ifications available to Coding professionals seeking to.. .. demonstrate their Coding proficiency. The busines.. ..umer when deciding which Coding certification to pursue... ..arning and maintaining a Coding credential is a long ter..

CDI Tips Developed to Maximize ICD-10-CM/PCS

Author: Bryant, Gloryanne H.; Haik, William E; Hillstrom, Heidi

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

Publication Date: January 2015

..I professionals, and HIM Coding professionals—has create.. ..nsion into the procedure Coding system (PCS). .. ...” www.cms.gov/Medicare/ Coding /ICD10/2014-ICD-10-PCS.ht.. ..4. www.cms.gov/Medicare/ Coding /ICD10/index.html?redirec.. ..s the national director, Coding quality, education, syst..

Catching Up with PEPP

Author: Bryant, Gloryanne H.; Fletcher, Robin

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: September 2000

..es prevalent DRGs ( Coding errors and DRG upcoding).. .. methodology used for Coding and classification has b.. ..ROs conducting PRO Coding conferences to address D.. ..RG and ICD-9-CM Coding issues develo.. ..e systemwide director of Coding /HIM compliance for Catho..

Compliance Efforts Get Some PEPP

Author: Bryant, Gloryanne H.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: September 1999

..nappropriately through up Coding , particularly so within .. ..nitor and oversee DRG Coding . In fact, the OIG recomm.. ..y aberrant patterns of up Coding ." In light of su.. ..to monitor hospitals for Coding accuracy. In addition.. ..hly vulnerable DRGs to up Coding , which the PROs will ..

Testimony of Gloryanne Bryant to the Health Subcommittee of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives

Author: Bryant, Gloryanne H.

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: April 06, 2006

.., corporate director for Coding and Health Information M.. ..ave been involved in the Coding and management of coding.. ..he ICD-10-PCS (procedure Coding system), the classificat.. ..-PCS. Yes, upgrading our Coding system will require chan.. .. can carry more detailed Coding --both in the codes used ..

Clarifying Patient Status Code

Author: Bryant, Gloryanne H.

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: June 2008

..ication that should help Coding professionals with accur.. ..ver, it is necessary for Coding professionals to obtain .. .. and share it with their Coding staff or others in the h.. ..enior director corporate Coding HIM compliance at Cathol.. ..al $1,640. The total DRG Reimbursement for this two-day stay wo..

Ensuring Proper Wound Care Service Coding: OIG Highlights Need for Organizations to Assess Wound Care Coding Practices

Author: Bryant, Gloryanne H.

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

Publication Date: November 2007

..t of its 2007 work plan, Coding and HIM professionals sh.. ..eir organization’s Coding and reimbursement of the.. ..de to improve wound care Coding and reimbursement. .. ..zation does not have the Coding expertise internally. .. ..l material for clinical, Coding , CDM, and billing staff ..

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..

Editorial: The Need for Mentoring and Training

Author: Brownfield, Cathy

Source: CodeWrite

Publication Date: October 2015

..sked, "How do I get into Coding ?" We then see posts on m.. ..dations and mechanics of Coding . Where they need to focu.. .. practical experience in Coding real charts in the elect.. ..e more time dedicated to Coding , but to also be involved..

Where in the World Is ICD-10?

Author: Brouch, Kathy L.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: September 2000

..e newest version of this Coding system and how coder.. .. few more years, the new Coding system has been in pl.. ..e transition to a new Coding system been like for cod.. ..member states for the Coding of national mortality an.. ..and many elements of the Coding landscape have change..

Code Sets

Author: Brooks, Patricia E.

Source: HIPAA Conference 2000

Publication Date: March 14, 2000

..l support Proprietary Coding systems cost d.. ..e Proponents of other Coding systems MEDCIN .. ..umber (UPN) Coding Systems Not Proposed as .. .. ICD-10 and Other Future Coding Systems? No..

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..

Problem-Centered Care Delivery: How Interface Terminology Makes Standardized Health Information Possible

Author: Bronnert, June; Masarie, Chip; Naeymi-Rad, Frank; Rose, Eric; Aldin, Greg

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2012

..hich results in multiple Coding systems being used in a .. ..ed to use administrative Coding sets (CPT, HCPCS, and IC.. ..n clinician language and Coding sets creates concern ove.. ..created Improved Coding accuracy and reliability.. ..int to meet the changing Coding requirements of the heal..

Optimizing Data Representation Through the Use of SNOMED CT

Author: Bronnert, June; Daube, Julie L; Jopp, Gretchen; Peterson, Kathleen; Rihanek, Theresa; Scichilone, Rita A; Tucker, Vanna

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2014

..ector of terminology and Coding at IMO Inc. Julie Daube .. ..ions.com ) is manager of Coding quality review and educa.. ..essionals have relied on Classification s for data representation.. ..nical facts into broader Classification categories. .. ..However in the ICD-10-CM Classification system, the same concept..

Coding Pregnancy

Author: Bronnert, June

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

Publication Date: October 2006

..ome more difficult. Coding Conventions ICD.. ..ects to the fetus. Coding professionals should ass.. ..egligent in any fashion. Coding professionals should rev.. .. Selection When Coding obstetrical services the.. ..its is vital to accurate Coding . Fifth digits represent ..

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..

Coding Ethically

Author: Bronnert, June

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: October 2005

..requirements surrounding Coding , it is sometimes necessa.. ..ethically. AHIMA’s Coding Policy and Strategy Comm.. ..the Standards of Ethical Coding , which were approved by .. ..hat all those performing Coding functions follow the sta.. ..the Standards of Ethical Coding . The Standards ..

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..

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