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2009 CPT Coding Update

Author: Majerowicz, Anita

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: February 2009

.. critical care services. Coding professionals should rea.. ..longer require component Coding . Coders should review th.. .. is director of clinical Coding and reimbursement at AHI.. .."2009 CPT Coding Update".. ..r of clinical coding and Reimbursement at AHIMA. ..

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"..

2014 ICD-10-CM/PCS Updates

Author: Barta, Ann

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: January 2014

.. ICD-10-CM Coding Guideline Changes .. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting . The foll.. ..new or revised ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines for 2014. .. .. Section IV: Diagnostic Coding and Reporting Guidelines.. ..tion IV of the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines: “Section I.B..

3 Myths of ICD-10-CM/PCS: Addressing Why it is Not Feasible to use SNOMED CT in Place of ICD-10 or Wait for ICD-11—and Other Misperceptions

Author: Bowman, Sue E

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: August 2014

..of the outdated ICD-9-CM Coding system. ICD-9-CM is obso.. ..ability require a modern Coding system for summarizing a.. .. Further declines in Coding productivity and accurac.. ..omprehensive dictionary. Coding is easier when detailed .. ..ctronic tools to aid the Coding process. An individual p..

ABCs of Medicare Advantage

Author: Hernandez, Jeannette

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: November 2008

..ionals involved with the Coding and operational aspects .. ..eement and learn the HIM Coding and documentation requir.. ..mote Accurate Diagnostic Coding and Data Collection .. ..n identified from both a Coding and operational perspect.. ..hen reviewing diagnostic Coding data from physician offi..

ABNs--Always Been Neglected

Author: Dunn, Rose T

Source: AHIMA community resource

Publication Date: November 14, 2003

..cal necessity rules lack Coding skills. There has .. ..olicy? How Are Coding Professionals Affected b.. .. goes into the effort of Coding these days. First, c.. ..guidelines published in Coding Clinic . This being said.. .., it is the Coding professional's responsib..

Academic Advisor September 2008 ICD-10 Special Issue

Author:

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: September 2008

..en Coding vendor,.. .. Coding level will be.. ..all Coding instructors today... ..dited or approved HIM or Coding certificate programs hav.. ..courses on Coding that will be impacted by.. ..ypically, there are four Coding courses and one reimburs..

Accuracy Imperative: New Stakes for Coded Data

Author: Kloss, Linda L

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2007

.. The requirements for Coding accuracy have always bee.. ..n high, even before Coding became the basis for rei.. ..ms essential to accurate Coding , and the profession has .. ..or policies that enhance Coding accuracy, advocating for.. ..etting higher. In “ Coding and Quality Reporting&rd..

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..

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..

Add Another "C" to Your CDI Program: Why "CDCITM (Clinical Documentation and Coding Integrity) is a Best Practice Model

Author: Kruse, Marion G.; Newell, Shannon K

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: September 25, 2010

..inical Documentation and Coding Integrity™ (CDCI™) progr.. ..that ensure the needs of Coding , quality, utilization re.. ..inical Documentation and Coding Integrity (CDCI™) Progra.. ..s with the retrospective Coding process. A uniform query.. ..nimal involvement of the Coding staff. Coding staff a..

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....

Affordable Care Act and POAs

Author: AHIMA Staff

Source: CodeWrite | AHIMA newsletter article

Publication Date: November 2011


Present on admission (POA) indicators were developed to meet requirements of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA). Section 5001(c) of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 requires hospitals to report the secondary diagnoses that are present on admission of patients effective for discharges on o....

After Automated Coding, What?

Author:

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 1999

.. "After automated Coding , what?" Com.. ..e coder will evolve from Coding and abstracting health .. ..ccuracy of clinical Coding monitoring comp.. .. "After Automated Coding , What?" Journal of.. ..d expertise in using the Classification systems that are r..

AHIMA Advantage E-alert [Special edition]

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: February 13, 2003

HHS to Release Final HIPAA Security Rule February 20; HIPAA Transaction and Code Set Standards Modifications Announced

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" ..

AHIMA Code of Ethics

Author: AHIMA House of Delegates

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: July 01, 2004

..acy and confidentiality, Coding compliance, and other is.. ..sician documentation Coding when documentation does .. ..hat have been billed Coding an inappropriate level o.. ..f service Mis Coding to avoid conflict with o.. .. Engaging in negligent Coding practices Hiding or ..

AHIMA Comments: Medicare Program; Proposed Changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Calendar Year 2011 Payment Rates; Proposed Rule

Author: Bowman, Sue E

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: August 19, 2010

..Consistency in medical Coding and the use of medical c.. ..oversee correct Coding rules associated with th.. ..icipates in a variety of Coding usage and standardizatio.. .. Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM and .. .. Coding Clinic for HCPCS... ..spital-specific internal Coding guidelines is ..

AHIMA Comments on CMS' Proposal for Reporting of ICD-10-PCS Codes in Place of ICD-9-CM Procedure Codes on the OASIS Data Set for Home Health Care

Author: Bowman, Sue E; St. Pierre, Mary

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments | AHIMA Advocacy and Policy

Publication Date: February 03, 2010

..clinical details for Coding purposes. Lack of access.. .. training and 4 hours of Coding practice. A coder who ne.. .. Coding practice. This training .. .. Coding skills after ICD-10-CM/P.. ..Director, Coding Policy and Compliance Vi..

AHIMA comments on CMS' proposed changes to the Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payments Systems

Author: Bowman, Sue E

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: June 11, 2012

..re certifications in the Coding of health records by app.. ..A‟s standard for ethical Coding . This response to the M.. ..rt to promote consistent Coding practices, AHIMA serves .. .. Parties oversee correct Coding rules associated with th.. ..MS-DRG Documentation and Coding Adjustment, Including 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..

AHIMA Comments on ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code Proposals Presented at September Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting

Author: Bowman, Sue E

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: December 15, 2005

.. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting instead o.. ..ddressed in the official Coding guidelines. As written,.. ..n and misinterpretation, Coding rules should not be dram.. .. above, stability of the Coding rules is needed to maint.. ..is proposal violates the Coding rule which prohibits the..

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 Comments on NQF eMeasure Format Review

Author:

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: April 01, 2011

..h information management Coding and terminology experts .. .. Coding experts in a full valida.. ..ds and NQF to apply each Coding and classification syste.. ..The ICD-9-CM Coding system classifies diabet.. ..rum (NQF), ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding Maintenance Operational ..

AHIMA Comments on Proposed Changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (PPS) for Fiscal Year 2004

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: July 07, 2003

.. 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.. .. would be a violation of Coding advice published in the .. ..n Hospital Association's Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM, whi..

AHIMA Comments on Proposed Changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (PPS) for Calendar Year 2004

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: October 04, 2004

..nsistency 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.. ..ly and can result in Coding confusion and errors, co.. ..costly and can result in Coding confusion and errors, co..

AHIMA Comments on Proposed Changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (PPS) for Calendar Year 2004

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: October 03, 2003

.. 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.. .. is because of incorrect Coding . It was noted that codi.. ..nned. AHIMA agrees that Coding instructions for this si..

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..

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 Proposed Diagnosis Code Modifications Presented at the ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting Held September 2014

Author: Bowman, Sue E

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: November 20, 2014

..Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting... ..notes to ensure accurate Coding of chronic .. ..Senior Director, Coding Policy and Compliance.. ..Medical Classification Administrator.. ..of detail is needed in a Classification system. This level of de..

AHIMA Comments on Proposed Diagnosis Code Modifications Presented at the ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting Held March 2011

Author: Bowman, Sue E

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: April 01, 2011

..Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting or Coding .. ..existing Coding would need to be modifie.. ..Director, Coding Policy and Compliance.. ..Medical Classification Administrator.. ..ifications to update the Classification of .. ..focus on updating the Classification of malnutrition in ICD-1..

AHIMA Comments on Proposed Diagnosis Code Modifications Presented at the ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting Held September 2010

Author: Bowman, Sue E

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: November 18, 2010

.. Coding professionals, particula.. ..entation can be used for Coding the number of weeks? .. ..Director, Coding Policy and Compliance.. ..Medical Classification Administrator.. ..appropriate Classification for related or similar t.. ..structure and scope of a Classification system and would be more..

AHIMA Comments on Proposed Procedure Code Modifications Presented at the ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting Held March 2015

Author: Bowman, Sue E

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: April 15, 2015

.. Coding system, such as identifi.. ..Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes. Us.. ..he long-term approach to Coding procedures classified to.. ..t and Great Vessels, for Coding the oversewing of the pu.. ..Senior Director, Coding Policy and Compliance.. .. have multiple purposes, Reimbursement being just one of them. ..

AHIMA Comments on Proposed Procedure Code Modifications Presented at the ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting Held September 2014

Author: Bowman, Sue E

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: November 20, 2014

.. to clarify their use in Coding partial .. ..ation to clarify correct Coding . Option 3 is .. ..ion regarding the proper Coding of partial hip replaceme.. ..guidance in Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM/PCS.. ..t guidance on the proper Coding .. ..es should be provided in Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM/PCS..

AHIMA Comments on Requested HCPCS Code Revisions

Author: Bowman, Sue E

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.. ..ensome and can result in Coding confusion and errors, co.. ..ode contained in the CPT Coding system or we felt there ..

AHIMA Comments on the Proposed Diagnosis Code Modifications Presented at the April 1st ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance (C&M) Committee Meeting

Author: Bowman, Sue E

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: April 13, 2005

..her Topics: Sepsis Coding It was clear from the.. .. and input received from Coding professionals and clinic.. ..nd confusing from both a Coding and clinical perspective.. ..onfusion surrounding the Coding of these conditions. T.. ..erefore, the problematic Coding issues cannot be resolve..

AHIMA Comments on the Proposed Diagnosis Code Modifications Presented at the October ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting

Author: Bowman, Sue E

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: January 04, 2005

..st-listed diagnosis, in Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM. .. ..rated numerous times in Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM and.. .. Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting , determin.. ..n, RHIA, CCS Director, Coding Policy and Compliance .. ..ett, MPH, RHIA Medical Classification Administrator National..

AHIMA Comments on the Proposed Procedure Code Modifications Presented at the March 31st ICD-9-CM Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting

Author: Bowman, Sue E

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: April 13, 2005

..h greatly simplifies the Coding of these procedures whil.. ..for increasing levels of Coding specificity. In fact, t.. ..continued ability of our Coding systems to meet the gove.. ..se of modern, up-to-date Coding systems is a key compone.. ..n, RHIA, CCS Director, Coding Policy and Compliance ..

AHIMA Leadership Model: ICD-10-CM/PCS Transition

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA leadership model

Publication Date: December 07, 2012

..ystem.Classification and Coding systemstandardsrequire.. ..mentation of theNewICD-10 Coding System.”Journal.. ..4AHIMA’s Coding Products and ServicesTea.. ..4 Coding Manager.. ..Beth.“Re-engineering the Coding Workflow:.. ..Ethical Coding .”(September2008)...

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