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Taking the Next Step Forward for ICD-10

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: January 2004

.. (NPRM) to upgrade the Coding systems from ICD-9-CM. .. ..o work with the Coding authorities and others t.. ..as been established. The Coding Roundtables will .. ..10-CM and the ICD-10-PCS Classification standards as re.. ..acement for the ICD-9-CM Classification currently used in the US..

AHIMA Comments on Proposed Changes to the Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems (IP-PPS) and fiscal year 2006 Rates

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: June 15, 2005

.. Consistency in medical Coding and the use of medical c.. .. Parties oversee correct Coding rules associated with th.. ..icipates in a variety of Coding usage and standardizatio.. ..r consistency in medical Coding and data integrity leads.. ..ve complete and accurate Coding is necessary not only to..

Transactions Delay Prompts Concern Among Covered Entities

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2002


AHIMA recently attended a meeting of healthcare providers, payers, and staff representatives of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Organized by the Association for Electronic Health Care Transactions, the meet....

Medicare Program; Changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Calendar Year 2006 Payment Rates; Proposed Rule (70 Federal Register 42674)

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: September 16, 2005

.. Consistency in medical Coding and the use of medical c.. .. Parties oversee correct Coding rules associated with th.. ..icipates in a variety of Coding usage and standardizatio.. ..ctate health information Coding . Requiring that an .. .. VIII-B: Proposed Coding and Payment for Drug Adm..

AHIMA Advocates for Physician Query Forms

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: May 2001

..in recent years with the Coding process behind some orga.. ..nizations' Coding of pneumonia. Unfortun.. ..ed physicians to approve Coding to a higher level. .. ..ical record. AHIMA's Coding policy and strategy co.. ..ical record and accurate Coding for their institutions" ..

Medicare Program: Prospective Payment System for Long-Term Care Hospitals: Proposed Annual Payment Rate Updates and Policy Changes

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: April 30, 2003

..formation, data, and Coding in our nation's provider.. ... Consistency in medical Coding and the use of medical c.. .. Parties oversee correct Coding rules associated with th.. ..s health information Coding system is used to report.. ..ates in a variety of Coding usage and standardizatio..

NCVHS Groups Explore CPR, Privacy Rule Possibilities

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 2001




HIPAA's fifth anniversary was marked by meetings of two key subcommittees of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS): the standards (transactions) and security subcommittee and the privacy and confidentiality subcommittee. At the security subcommittee, experts fr....

AHIMA Testifies in Support of ICD-10

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2001

..rent state of procedural Coding and moving toward a sing.. ..g ICD-10-PCS (procedural Coding system) in May. The &qu.. ..3] with a new procedural Coding system for inpatient ser.. ..ffort to move procedural Coding into the 21st century an.. .. for a single procedural Coding system. 1,2 AHIMA was h..

AHIMA Comments on Proposed Changes to the Medicare Prospective Payment System (PPS) and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) for fiscal year 2006

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: July 08, 2005

..CCS, AHIMA's director of Coding policy and compliance at.. ..inements to the Case-Mix Classification System (70FR29078) .. ..in inappropriate RUG-III Classification of beneficiaries receivi.. .. the proposed new RUG-53 Classification system. Software vendor..

AHIMA Comments on IP-PPS and fiscal year 2005 Rates

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: July 06, 2004

.. Consistency in medical Coding and the use of medical c.. .. Parties oversee correct Coding rules associated with th.. ..icipates in a variety of Coding usage and standardizatio.. ..r consistency in medical Coding and data integrity also .. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting when sequ..

AHIMA's Comments on CMS Proposed Changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems (PPS) and Fiscal Year 2003 Rates

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: July 01, 2002

.. Consistency in medical Coding and the use of medical c.. .. Parties oversee correct Coding rules associated with th.. ..icipates in a variety of Coding usage and standardizatio.. ..iable interpretations of Coding instructions. The Cooper.. .. may represent incorrect Coding . II-B-4: Endocrine, ..

Avoiding a War of Words (and Numbers): the Uncertain Future of Terminologies and Classifications

Author: Roberts, Rosemary; Innes, Kerry; Walker, Sue; Scott, Peter

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 2004

..ting and epidemiological Coding systems such as IC.. ..pplication of rules. The Coding process is carried .. ..D-10-AM to assist in the Coding process that takes these.. ..les and relationships of Classification s and terminologies are u.. ..competition. Classification s and clinical terminolog..

CY 2012 OPPS Update

Author: Rihanek, Theresa

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: February 2012


The final rule for calendar year 2012 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) was released on November 30, 2011. The rule went into effect for outpatient hospital-based services January 1, 2012.

This article outlines the updates in the final rule.
Financial Impact....

FY 2012 ICD-10-PCS Updates

Author: Rihanek, Theresa

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: April 2012

..n revision of ICD-10-PCS Coding Guideline B3.10c. The gu.. ..ol that will help ensure Coding consistency and interpre.. ..e consistency within the Classification . A return to regular cod.. .. As with every code Classification revision, it is vital fo.. ..s. Two new device Classification maintenance standards we..

Communication of Clinically Relevant Information in Electronic Health Records: a Comparison Between Structured Data and Unrestricted Physician Language

Author: Resnik, Philip; Toren, Richard; Nossal, Michael; Niv, Michael

Source: AHIMA Computer-Assisted Coding Meeting

Publication Date: October 05, 2007

..provision for en Coding hypothesized conditions .. ..nor for en Coding vague temporal specifica.. ..andardized, structured en Coding s of .. .. Coding 19 already contains many .. ..ion in Computer-assisted Coding .‖ .. ..ement, Computer-assisted Coding Conference ..

Using Intrinsic and Extrinsic Metrics to Evaluate Accuracy and Facilitation in Computer-Assisted Coding

Author: Resnik, Philip; Niv, Michael; Nossal, Michael; Schnitzer, Gregory L.; Stoner, Jean; Kapit, Andrew; Toren, Richard

Source: AHIMA Computer-Assisted Coding Meeting

Publication Date: September 06, 2006

..ion in Computer-assisted Coding ;Abstract ;Introduction .. ..ion in Computer-assisted Coding 1 .. ..Computer-assisted Coding .. ..Computer-assisted Coding (CAC) evaluation can be .. ..ing the process of human Coding and information .. .. about evaluation in the Coding industry comes primarily..

Four-Year Experience with Severity-Based DRGs: Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Author: Reeves, Mary G; Scott, Freda; Hallock, Kathy; Hays, Stephanie A.

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 10, 2007

..llaborative effort among Coding and clinical documentat.. ..res were a reflection of Coding practices, documentatio.. .. of both. Since external Coding compliance audits by th.. ..urce) indicated that the Coding and ICD-9 assignments a.. ..re was purchased for the Coding specialists’ use. This i..

ICD-9-CM Revisions -- Effective October 1, 1996

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 1996

..or of classification and Coding The .. .. Hospital Association's Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM . Th.. ..r 1996 issue of Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM . .. ..In order to simplify the Coding of gallstones, combinati.. ..t, RRA, CCS, director of Classification and coding ..

Testimony of the American Health Information Management Association to the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics on ICD-10-PCS

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: April 09, 2002

..Sue Prophet, director of Coding policy and compliance of.. .. ICD-9-CM procedural Coding system with ICD-10-PCS. .. ..a variety of medical Coding functions. A survey of o.. ..arly 50 percent cite Coding as one of their primary .. .. whether they manage Coding functions, or are a codi..

ICD-9-CM Revisions (effective 10/1/97)

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: November 1997

..or of classification and Coding The .. .. Hospital Association's Coding Clinic for ICD-9.. ..h Quarter 1997 issue of Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM. .. .. See the September 1997 " Coding Notes" for information o.. ..r the official Coding guidelines regarding the..

Coding Compliance: Practical Strategies for Success

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: January 1998

.. "Fraud," "abuse," "up Coding ," "unbundling," and "com.. ..6.78% Incorrect Coding 8.53% Nonconv.. ..r you, the HIM director, Coding supervisor, or coder? .. ..investigation related to Coding , or if you do become a.. ..on has accurate, ethical Coding practices and medical re..

FY1999 Inpatient PPS Changes: ICD-9-CM Revisions

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 1998

..ional coder education in Coding of burns may b.. ..ssary to ensure accurate Coding of burn cases and .. ..nt. Coders should review Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM3 .. ..l guidance on the proper Coding of burns. Tabl.. ..n Hospital Association's Coding Clinic for ICD..

Disorders of the Breast

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: May 1996

..or of classification and Coding Carci.. ..cal diagnosis. Coding note: In CPT, codes 1912.. .. Coding note: An excisional biop.. .. Coding note: Code 19100 is iden.. .. Coding note: Fibroadenoma is as..

Building a Better CPT

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: November 2000

.. among these areas is Coding . Among the concerns is w.. ..re of CPT to reflect the Coding demands of the mode.. ..f the current system for Coding the provision of health .. ..ility of adopting a Coding hierarchy; reviewed and .. ..luated official CPT Coding rules and guidelines and..

ICD-10 on the Horizon

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2002

..using it. Why aren't we? Coding professionals a.. .. multiple burns) because Coding professionals will be ex.. ..odes unique to mortality Coding or those designed specif.. ..odes unique to mortality Coding include unattended .. ..(requests for changes to Coding structure that are ..

ICD-9-CM Code Revision for 2001

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: November 2000

..ars’ worth of revisions. Coding professionals should fam.. ..gory instructs Coding professionals to code fi.. ..code 440.23, instructing Coding professionals .. .. the Coding and sequencing of Alport.. ..torial Advisory Board of Coding Clinic..

Analysis of Final Rule for 2005 Revisions to the Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: AHIMA regulation analysis

Publication Date: December 02, 2004

..ensive discussion of the Coding and APC assignment of st.. ..changes were made in the Coding or APC assignment of the.. ..ieves that inappropriate Coding still exists for CTA pro.. ..ter coordinate coverage, Coding and payment policy for n.. ..lic comment the proposed Coding guidelines that they are..

Code Sets: Improving the Quality of Coded Data

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: HIPAA Conference 2000

Publication Date: March 14, 2000

..ctor, Classification and Coding , AHIMA .. ..of adherence to official Coding rules/guidelines Paye.. ..r-specific Coding requirements Local co.. .. because of improper way Coding systems are being used .. ..oses question of bias in Coding toward reimbursement ..

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: November 1998

..mation to help Coding professionals understand.. ..or of Classification and Coding . Articl.. .. developed the following Classification criteria to as.. .. is AHIMA's director of Classification and Coding. ..

Testimony of the American Health Information Management Association to the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics on Medical Code Sets

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: February 06, 2002

..Prophet, director of Coding policy and compliance fo.. ..overage.  Consistency in Coding is an important issue fo.. ..ed in the use of medical Coding as managers and coding p.. ..lved in professional Coding . For more information, I.. ..org .  As we discuss Coding and classification here ..

Testimony of the American Health Information Management Association to the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics on ICD-10-CM

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: May 29, 2002

..Sue Prophet, director of Coding policy and compliance of.. .. the ICD-9-CM diagnosis Coding system with ICD-10-CM.  .. ..ignificant importance of Coding and coding standards, a.. ..iagnostic and procedural Coding is one of our Associati.. ..ude a variety of medical Coding functions. The classifi..

Group Builds Consensus on Laboratory Test Policies

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 1999

..osition because accurate Coding requires specialized .. ..cessary knowledge of the Coding rules and guidelines .. .. procedure codes. If the Coding is performed by an entit.. ..e claim, there is no way Coding accuracy can be assur.. ..t is to be coded by a Coding expert. The commit..

Myocardial Infarctions: Frequently Asked Questions

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 1996

..or of classification and Coding Myoca.. ..ns regarding the correct Coding and sequencing of myoc.. .. codes apply to hospital Coding ? A: The CPT codes for.. ..ce. This differs from Coding for physician services, .. ..n Hospital Association. Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM 11,..

What is Gulf War Syndrome (Part II)

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: September 1998

..ted manifestations (per Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM, .. .. "Ask the Editor." Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM 15,.. .. a two-part series. See " Coding Notes" in July.. ..or of classification and Coding . Articl.. .. is AHIMA's director of Classification and coding. ..

AHIMA's Comments Regarding APC Advisory Panel Discussion on Guideline for Medicare OPPS - Facility Coding of E/M Services

Author: Prophet, Sue

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: January 03, 2002

..care OPPS – Facility Coding of E/M Services Dear.. ..nes for the facility Coding of evaluation and manage.. ..formation, data, and Coding in our nation’s provider.. ..g goal of consistency in Coding .  As part of this effort.. .., overseeing correct Coding rules associated with th..

AHIMA Comments on ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code Modifications Discussed at April 2003 C&M Meeting (effective date of 10/04)

Author: Prophet-Bowman, Sue

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: May 09, 2003

.. article be published in Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM expl.. ..rivation and insomnia in Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM. .. ..eation of a unique code. Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM shou.. ..n, RHIA, CCS Director, Coding Policy and Compliance .. ..ett, MPH, RHIA Medical Classification Administrator National..

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