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Pitfalls in Endovascular Coding

Author: Zielske, David R.

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 15, 2004

..lex area of endovascular Coding average 80 percent on a .. ..r submitting appropriate Coding to Medicare is common an.. ..umentation and ends with Coding expertise. Anat.. ..onsible for the accurate Coding of endovascular procedur.. ..hose responsible for the Coding of these procedures. The..

Maximizing Data Quality of the Minimum Data Set

Author: Zender, Anne

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: June 1998


HIM professionals who work in long term care settings are well acquainted with the Minimum Data Set 2.0 (MDS). Since 1990, it has been part of the standardized assessments that nursing homes participating in the Medicare and Medicaid programs must complete. Starting this summer, updated submis....

Streamlining the Revenue Cycle Management Process

Author: Zender, Anne

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2009


Keeping an organization’s revenue cycle running smoothly is no small feat. But Patsy Hathorn’s team at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS, volunteered to take it on. Now the team is seeing results.

Hathorn, RHIA, who is director of clinical resource managem....

Dot-com Coder

Author: Zender, Anne

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2000

.. the job. Davis is Coding specialist and knowledge.. ..s's team is working on a Coding inference engine that.. ..ing to perform automated Coding . The company has been de.. ..s develops rules for the Coding product to use in applyi.. ..appropriately. The Coding product is still in its ..

No Uncertain Terms

Author: Zender, Anne

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: May 1998

..erving as editor of the Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM new.. ..M professionals think of Classification systems such as ICD-9-CM.. ..l director for morbidity Classification activities. She plans, .. ..portion of International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9-CM) ..

Where Are They Now? CPR Leaders Assess Their Progress

Author: Zender, Anne

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: September 2000


Five years ago the first recipients of the Davies awards showed us successes of CPR systems across the country. Where are they now? This article catches up with these CPR leaders.
Is your job exactly the same as it was five years ago? For most HIM professionals, the answer....

Quality at the Core

Author: Zender, Anne

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2002

..wed down our billing and Coding . We split into doing .. .. the Coding component up front and t.. ..ho is also familiar with Coding . She was trained .. ..bstractor gets a list of Coding data to find medical rec.. ..ion was when coders were Coding the record. But..

From Coder to Knowledge Engineer

Author: Zender, Anne

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2003

..mbining her interests in Coding and technology, Judy Sam.. ..s developing a Web-based Coding product that reads dicta.. ..n, Sample’s role as Coding manager requires her to .. .. could always go back to Coding .” S.. ..r. Although she uses her Coding knowledge daily..

Fiscal Year 2007 ICD-9-CM Changes

Author: Zeisset, Ann M.; Schraffenberger, Lou Ann

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: September 2006

..of the article "ICD-9-CM Coding Changes for Fiscal Year .. ..Pain, by site,” however, Coding only the site of the pai.. ..an effort to improve the Coding of adverse effects of dr.. ..ee meeting regarding the Coding of severe sepsis. Th.. ..l review of the Official Coding Guidelines. V Code..

Coding on the Home Front

Author: Zeisset, Ann M.

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: April 2002

..sitives and negatives of Coding at home versus .. .. Coding in the more traditional .. ..tisfied in their current Coding positions, and many will.. ..esponsibilities from the Coding function, there.. .. an increased demand for Coding professionals i..

ICD-10-PCS Root Operation Guidelines

Author: Zeisset, Ann M.

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: February 2010

..se concepts will prepare Coding professionals for the tr.. ..es not contain exclusive Coding instruction. Users are n.. .. information for correct Coding . The user may choose a v.. ..tation is incomplete for Coding purposes, the physician .. ..elines directing correct Coding . The draft guidelines af..

Testimony of the American Health Information Management Association to the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics – Standards Subcommittee

Author: Zeisset, Ann M.

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: June 17, 2011

..the collection, storage, Coding , use, analysis, disclosu.. ..stems, and ensuring that Coding is not subject to fraud... .. has accredited academic Coding programs for many years .. ..in Coding related to entry level c.. ..ding as well as in-depth Coding for those in institution..

ICD-9-CM Codes Ready for 2002

Author: Zeisset, Ann M.

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: November 2001

.. codes for all diagnoses Coding , and hospitals reporting.. ..ear 2002. The ICD-9-CM Coding changes for fiscal year .. .. distorted. With the new Coding structure, distinction m.. ..ource of information for Coding professionals. The ratio.. ..rice.htm . The official Coding guidelines are available..

Hospice Coding Left Out?

Author: Zastoupil, Shawna

Source: AHIMA newsletter article | CodeWrite

Publication Date: October 2016

..rting their journey into Coding compliance. Before the f.. ..hich addressed diagnosis Coding clarification, hospices .. ..ions regarding diagnosis Coding for hospices. New federa.. ..clarification of hospice Coding . However, many hospice c.. .. Hospice Coding professionals have ..

Coding for Renal Failure

Author: Zarick, Andrew Jr.

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 10, 2007

..5.6) is an MCC. When Coding renal failure, it is imp.. .. Brown, Faye. “ICD-9-CM Coding Handbook 2007.” AHA pres.. ..ce : Zarick, Andrew Jr. " Coding for Renal Failure." 2007..

Sorting Out the Inpatient Rehabilitation PPS

Author: Youmans, Karen

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: January 2001

..mple but will permit the Coding of all MDS-PAC fields, t.. ..aren Youmans is an AHIMA Coding practice manager. She ca.. .. (AMRPA), "The only Classification system that has been pro.. ..announced plans to use a Classification system based upon FRGs. .. ..re too broad. However, a Classification system has to balance ac..

HIM Spin on the Revenue Cycle

Author: Youmans, Karen

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 2004

..d usually administer the Coding accuracy reviews. Inf.. ..proved documentation and Coding The RCM Team .. ..cle Coding Ph.. .. Internal and external Coding accuracy audits .. ..rts Coding accuracy and consistency..

How to Win the Outpatient Data Quality Challenge

Author: Yoder, M. Jeanne

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: September 23, 2002

..Procedural Coding Systems (HCPCS) data col.. .. from the pre-outpatient Coding days is the “count” and .. ..ng productivity prior to Coding . A “count” visit involve.. ..e-day surgeries based on Coding as of August 1, 2002. In.. ..patient Coding will continue to be a ..

Comparison of Two Approaches to Text Processing: Facilitating Chart Reviews of Radiology Reports in Electronic Medical Records

Author: Womack, Julie A.; Scotch, Matthew; Gibert, Cynthia; Chapman, Wendy; Yin, Michael; Justice, Amy C; Brandt, Cynthia

Source: Perspectives in Health Information Management

Publication Date: October 2010

.. Classification accuracy.9.. ..ure of how well a binary Classification test correctly identifie.. ..etermine where incorrect Classification s occurred and the reason.. .. Classification s. Code was then modified..

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