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Destination 10: Healthcare Organization Preparation for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS (2004 update)

Author: AHIMA Coding Products and Services Team

Source: AHIMA practice brief | Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2004

..r Organization for a New Coding System.” In .. ..ent on the status of the Coding systems, as well as the .. ..n would result in higher Coding specificity, and therefo.. ..he specifications of the Coding system and may want to a.. ..ned Web sites). What Coding systems will it replace,..

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..

Key Points of the UB-04 (2010 update)

Author: AHIMA Clinical Terminology and Classification Practice Council; Garrett, Gail S.; Jorwic, Therese M; Novak, Natalie; Ruhnau-Gee, Becky; Safian, Shelly C; Zeisset, Ann M.

Source: AHIMA practice brief

Publication Date: April 2010

..t medical necessity. Coding professionals should b.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting.” The p.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting.” Append.. ..enote version of ICD Classification used (FL66) Expansi.. ..to denote version of ICD Classification used Does not ..

Key Points of the UB-04

Author: AHIMA Clinical Terminology and Classification Practice Council; Garrett, Gail S.; Johnson, Laurine; Johnson, Kathy M

Source: AHIMA practice brief | Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 2006

..view the history and the Coding advice related to reason.. ..tal Association’s Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM . .. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. The .. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. The indic.. ..nt them into their daily Coding practices (e.g., begin r..

Standards of Ethical Coding

Author: AHIMA Board of Directors

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2000

..The Standards of Ethical Coding have been updated. You c.. ..iagnostic and procedural Coding , the professio.. ..cs of health information Coding professionals continue .. ..A conscientious goal for Coding and maintaining a qualit.. ..rds of ethical Coding , developed by AHIMA's Co..

Healthcare Terminologies and Classifications: Essential Keys to Interoperability

Author: AHIMA; American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)

Source: AHIMA report | Perspectives in Health Information Management

Publication Date: May 2007

..Director of Coding Policy and Compliance, A.. .. Classification s:.. ..thcare terminologies and Classification s are the systems that.. ..aning, terminologies and Classification s enable communication wi.. ..thcare terminologies and Classification s help us standardize..

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..

Role-based Model for ICD-10 Implementation: Inpatient Coders

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: November 18, 2009

.. training presumes that Coding professionals already po.. ..its implications to your Coding position. Learn a.. .. (1) Read " Coding Injuries in ICD-10-CM&qu.. ..ations: Key to Procedure Coding in ICD-10-PCS (1, 2) .. ..minars: "ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines: An Overview&..

Getting to ICD-10: the Road Ahead

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA Advantage

Publication Date: August 2004

..hisen, RHIA, director of Coding and classification at th.. .. principal of Innovative Coding and Documentation in Mou.. ..f us who are involved in Coding need to get ready." De.. ..rocedural and management Coding system. The upgrade.. ..everyone up and down the Coding chain-from coders and he..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News August 2012

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: August 2012

..practical information on Coding with the new.. ..Accurate Coding in.. ..System Coding in ICD-.. ..CM/PCS Coding systems while preparing .. ..p with the latest in the Coding community. AHIMA’s Clini.. ..the Coding profession. This is a mu.. .. Coding and IRF PPS..

APC Checklist (2010 update)

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA practice brief

Publication Date: March 2010

..rvice, or be assigned by Coding professionals after .. ..iew of compliance to Coding guidelines, interpretati.. .. Lenahan, Monica. “ Coding Cardiovascular Cathete.. .. Walk, Gerri. “ Coding Radiology Services.&rd.. .. CCS, practice managers, Coding products and services,..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter December 2013

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: December 2013

.. Coding professionals... ..How to Gain Inpatient Coding Experience in Preparatio.. .. Coding Challenges for Discussio.. ..How to Gain Inpatient Coding Experience in Preparatio.. ..e who take the Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) exam ar.. .. Coding Challenges for Discussio..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter November 2013

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: November 2013

.. Coding  professionals... .. Coding  Challenges for Discussio.. ..coders obtain a  Coding  credential, I am often a.. ..Certified  Coding  Associate (CCA) or the C.. ..ertified  Coding  Specialist (CCS)exam... .. Coding  Challenges for Discussio.. ..This month's  Coding  challenge, Shoulder Dyst..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter December 2014

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: December 2014

..MORE Coding NEWS & RESOURCES.. .. Coding CHALLENGES FOR DISCUSSIO.. ..This month's Coding challenge was posted on .. ..nline Communities in the Coding ,.. ..th employers such as HRS Coding ,.. ..The Coding community is.. ..have ICD­10­PCS Coding experience..

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..

Top Ten ICD-10-CM/PCS Questions

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2014

..international Coding system. ICD-10-PCS repla.. ..s the ICD-9-CM procedure Coding system and .. .. and inpatient procedure Coding for everyone covered by .. ..for diagnosis Coding . The ICD-10-CM code set .. ..• Greater Coding accuracy and specificity.. ..panded computer-assisted Coding technologies that will f..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News November 2012

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: November 2012

..practical information on Coding with the new.. ..New Coding Clinic Includes ICD-10-C.. .. Coding Clinic® (Volume 29, Numb.. ..stions. Future issues of Coding Clinic will continue to.. .. Coding advice... ..AHIMA Senior Director of Coding Policy and Compliance Su..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News May 2011

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: May 02, 2011

.. Coding with the new ICD-10-CM/P.. ..in a specific format or Coding system and the same or s.. ..ncepts or terms from one Coding system to concepts or te.. ..rms in another Coding system and.. ..eater specificity allows Coding professionals to more ac.. ..accuracy and Coding due to the level of deta..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News March 2011

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: March 02, 2011

.. Coding with the new ICD-10-CM/P.. .. time to prepare for the Coding change... ..wledge and skills of the Coding staff... ..the in-depth training of Coding faculty on ICD-10-CM/PCS.. ..to train Coding faculty in ICD-10-CM/PCS.. ..all HIM faculty. (Beyond Coding instructors, all..

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 ..

Data Mapping Best Practices - Retired

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA practice brief

Publication Date: April 2011

.. in a specific format or Coding system and the same or s.. ..ncepts or terms from one Coding system to concepts or te.. ..rms in another Coding system and defining thei.. ..purpose." 1 The term " Coding system" is used to depic.. ..ept exists in one of the Coding systems without a simila..

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..

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..

Last Call for ICD-9-CM

Author: AHIMA

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 2013


October 1, 2013 could be a day sentimental HIM veterans raise a glass to a longtime friend—or perhaps foe. For October 1 signifies the end of an era; it is the effective date of the final ICD-9-CM update before ICD-10-CM/PCS codes kick in on October 1, 2014.


In a statement t....

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News December 2011

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: December 2011

..practical information on Coding with the new.. ..ll aspects of healthcare Coding . In this.. ..to accommodate the new Coding sets. Interfaces between.. ..Computer-Assisted Coding (CAC) Summit.. ..d of harder and bring US Coding practices into.. .. encourages members with Coding expertise to participate..

CodeWrite Community Newsletter May 2014

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: May 2014

..MORE Coding NEWS & RESOURCES.. ..and Computer-Assisted Coding Summit, April 22-23,.. .. Coding managers... .. Coding CHALLENGES FOR DISCUSSIO.. .." Coding FROM PRENATAL NOTES".. ..This month's Coding challenge was posted on .. ..nline Communities in the Coding ,..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News June 2012

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: June 2012

..practical information on Coding with the new.. ..The ICD-10-CM Coding : Online Course Collectio.. ..rough study of ICD-10-CM Coding . The chapter-specific.. ..The ICD-10-PCS Coding : Online Course Collectio.. ..ough study of ICD-10-PCS Coding . The 10 shorter courses ..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News October 2011

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: October 2011

..practical information on Coding with the new ICD-10-CM/P.. ..on for those new to this Coding system, but there are al.. ..or PCS pieces of the Coding system... ..r for a LTC/PC Facility. Coding in Long-term care is a b.. ..different from hospital Coding . Is there going to be an..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News March 2012

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: March 2012

..practical information on Coding with the new.. .., CCS, AHIMA director of Coding policy and compliance, t.. ..SA who are the future of Coding ....".. .. Coding (CAC) Summit, the next d.. ..d the process of medical Coding ... .. Coding for Spinal.. ..Seminar- Coding for..

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..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News April 2012

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: April 2012

..practical information on Coding with the new.. .. Coding classification systems,”.. ..ion to the ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding systems, and.. ..of Coding and classification at th.. ..IMA’s senior director of Coding policy and compliance, S.. .. Coding for the..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News January 2014

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: January 2014

..WATCH CMS 'ICD-10 Coding BASICS' VIDEO ON YOUTUBE.. ..AHIMA Senior Director of Coding Policy and Compliance Su.. .. Coding process and examples, in.. ..app was designed to help Coding professionals.. ..June 2014 Clinical Coding Meeting..

Progress on ICD-10: Survey Shows Advances with Two Years to Go

Author: AHIMA

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: November 2011


With the ICD-10-CM/PCS deadline less than two years away, results of a recent AHIMA survey show that more organizations are getting their transitions in motion. In total, 85 percent of respondents to the August 2011 survey said that their organizations had begun work on ICD-10 planning and imp....

Universal Use of ICD-10-CM/PCS in the US

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: October 2013

..panded detail in the new Coding classification system, o.. ..data. The Coding of encountersin ICD‐9‐CM.. ..ible forthe oversight of Coding and reporting issues. Co.. ..s pertaining to updating Coding and reporting... ..p://www.cms.gov/Medicare/ Coding /ICD10/Downloads/ICD10Tra..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News August 2010

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: August 02, 2010

..practical information on Coding with the new ICD-10-CM.. .. various methods to help Coding professionals in all a.. ..ion become proficient in Coding with the ICD-10-CM/PCS.. .. Coding systems. The academy als.. ..tendees to train other Coding professionals in those s..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News February 2011

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: February 02, 2011

.. Coding with the new ICD-10-CM/P.. ..r 2013, and by now every Coding professional should know.. ..on the new ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding system and learning new .. ..tion date nears, HIM and Coding professionals should be .. ..should help coders and Coding professionals jumpstart ..

CMS ICD-10 Planning Initial Summary of AHIMA Executive Report

Author: AHIMA

Source: Government (U.S.)

Publication Date: October 05, 2008

..between the two Coding systems would be needed... .. mapping between the two Coding systems will be required.. ..of the ICD-10 Coding classification system. T.. ..ion from ICD-9 to ICD-10 Coding standards and may requir.. ..of the ICD-10 coding Classification system. The primary mode..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News February 2013

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: February 2013

..practical information on Coding with the new.. ..nals who need to achieve Coding competence in these syst.. ..Our Academies prepare Coding professionals to achieve.. ..CS and Computer-Assisted Coding (CAC) Summit,.. ..gain efficiencies in the Coding workflow while maintaini..

Evolution of DRGs (2010 update)

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA practice brief

Publication Date: March 2010

..ing the Most of External Coding Audits: From Preparation.. ..lson, Donna D. "Five RAC Coding Targets: Demonstrati.. ..clinical logic, severity Classification structure, and level of .. ..eds for data management, Reimbursement and comparability, b.. ..w purposes to a tool for Reimbursement to a tool that also ..

CAC 2010-2011: Industry Outlook and Resources Report

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA report

Publication Date: April 15, 2011

..Transitioning Coding Professionalsinto NewRol.. ..Computer-Assisted Coding (CAC) Environment......... .. about Computer-Assisted Coding (CAC) ........19.. ..Transitioning Coding Professionals .. .. Coding (CAC) Environment .. ..are marketplace today. En Coding of clinical data is a ke..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News January 2013

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: January 2013

..practical information on Coding with the new.. ..MA’s senior director for Coding and.. ..FAHIMA, Senior Director, Coding Policy and.. ..cusses computer-assisted Coding (CAC). Should coders be .. ..ICD-10/Computer-Assisted Coding Summit.. ..and Procedure Coding teaches proficiency in I..

Hiring Tips for ICD-10 Help

Author: AHIMA

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2013


Staff up or suffer. That is one message HIM professionals are hearing regarding the upcoming ICD-10-CM/PCS transition. Clinical documentation specialists will be needed to ensure clinicians adequately document provided care that validates the new, more detailed ICD-10 codes. Coders with ICD-10....

CodeWrite Community Newsletter October 2013

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: October 2013

.. Coding  professionals... .. Coding  Challenges for Discussio.. ..includes a review of the  Coding  guidelines for that mont.. .. Official Guidelines for  Coding  and.. .. Official Guidelines for  Coding  and Reporting... ..d the ICD­10­CM official  Coding  guidelines to develop a ..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News November 2013

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: November 2013

..practical information on Coding with the new.. ..f AHIMA's monthly online Coding column to learn from.. ..AHIMA's Coding experts about challengin.. ..2014 Annual Clinical Coding Meeting, in New Orleans,.. ..Diagnosis and Procedure Coding in 2013 and be ready to ..

Top RAC Target Areas

Author: AHIMA

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2012

.. education and training, Coding /HIM consulting, EMR, Abs.. .. hours. Beware incorrect Coding ; depending on the princi..

ICD-10-CM/PCS Project Management Resources

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA practice brief attachment

Publication Date: October 2009


This practice brief has been retired. It is made available for historical purposes only.



Transitioning to ICD-10-CM/PCS will be a major undertaking for healthcare organizations. Below are ICD-10-CM/PCS project management resources and templates that organizations can use to h....

Experts Suggest Beginning ICD-10 Implementation Today

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA Today

Publication Date: October 05, 2009

..lanning for the national Coding switch to ICD-10-CM/PCS,.. ..ere at convention. Coding staff don’t need to star.. ..plementation is merely a Coding issue need to be dispell.. ..onception that this is a Coding thing,” Piselli said. “B.. ..y, MED, RHIA, manager of Coding , health data services at..

Role-based Model for ICD-10 Implementation: Long Term Care

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: November 18, 2009

..sonnel working with ICD Coding Corporate administ.. ..oyees with experience in Coding who were trained on the.. ..ot professionally) Coding individuals or staff mem.. ..bers who are new to Coding who have education in an.. ..education regarding ICD Coding to possessing a HIM cred..

AHIMA Prepares for ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA Advantage

Publication Date: October 2008

.. Coding system so that data can .. ..• Coding regional meetings.. ..e detail necessary for a Classification system, leading to nonsp.. ..CM/PCS provides a Classification system consistent with c.. ..As the diagnostic Classification system, ICD-10-CM would ..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News June 2010

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: June 02, 2010

.. Coding with the new ICD-10-CM/P.. ..ICD-10-CM: A Coder's Coding System.. .. your eyes and imagine a Coding classification system cr.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and.. ..Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Earlier t.. ..guideline states that Coding professionals should “fo..

Setting the Record Straight: Communicating the Need for ICD-10

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA Advantage

Publication Date: August 2004

..erately needs an updated Coding classification system. T.. ..urgent need for a better Coding classification system an.. ..mentation of the updated Coding system is necessary in o.. .. needs an updated coding Classification system. The current syst.. ..need for a better coding Classification system and the benefits ..

ICD-TEN: Top Emerging News October 2012

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: October 2012

..practical information on Coding with the new.. ..HRS Coding ’s Elizabeth Stewart, RHI.. ..assess the Coding department's workflow, s.. ..is either Coding or clinical documentatio.. ..With the new ICD-10 Coding system will come changes.. ..onvention presentation. “ Coding professionals need to be..

Adoption of ICD-10

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA Talking Points

Publication Date: November 01, 2003



AHIMA has developed Talking Points on the issue of adoption of ICD-10 for use in helping members and staff communicate key messages on issues of importance to the field of health information management. We encourage you to use these documents when preparing a group presentation, writing a....

Care and Maintenance of Chargemasters (2010 update)

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA practice brief

Publication Date: March 2010

.. high risk that a single Coding or mapping error could s.. ..ce requires expertise in Coding , billing regulations, .. ..pdates, and official Coding guidelines .. .. in the National Correct Coding Initiative, Outpatient C.. ..edits, and any other Coding or bundling edits ..

Managing an Effective Query Process

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA practice brief | Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 2008

.. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting” are.. .. the official rules for Coding and reporting ICD-9-CM. .. .. version of the ICD-9-CM Coding conventions and instruct.. ..th care provider and the Coding professional is essentia.. ..lthcare provider and the Coding professional in identify..

Statement on Quality Healthcare Data and Information

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA position statement

Publication Date: December 14, 2007


Reviewed and Approved December 2007
AHIMA’s Position

Healthcare data and its transformation into meaningful information should be a central concern for consumers, healthcare providers, the healthcare industry, and the government. Standards, technologies, education, and research a....

Critical Expeditions

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: August 2001

..oothold in the future of Coding practice. It's new .. ..ng from the work of the Coding Futures Task F.. .. in a leadership role as Coding practice evolves. .. ..iagnostic codes. Yet the Coding Futures Task Force .. ..ees that many of today's Coding processes will become au..

Payers Guide Articles

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA bibliography

Publication Date: 2001

..ity by AHIMA’s Coding Policy and Strategy .. .. Coding Compliance: Practical St.. ..or of classification and Coding .. .. of classification and Coding , and Gloryanne Bryant, A.. .. Society for Clinical Coding ..

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