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Revenue Cycle Management in Home Healthcare: Maintaining Coding and Documentation Excellence [Sponsored]

Home healthcare is a burgeoning and besieged industry. Its growth is strongly connected to our aging population and increased competition; its challenges come from a variety of sectors.

The Role of HIM in MACRA

As providers gear up to meet reporting requirements under MACRA’s new Quality Payment Program, HIM stands to play a prominent role in the transition to value-based care.

HIM Minute: The CPHI Credential

Learn about AHIMA’s new Certified Professional in Health Informatics Credential in this video.

AHA Reiterates Support for Electronic Health Record Regulatory Relief Act

The American Hospital Association has authored a letter to Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) reiterating their support for the Electronic Health Record Regulatory Relief Act (S. 3173).

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Top Takeaways from the 2016 AHIMA Convention

Did you miss convention, or are you still feeling like it was all a bit of a blur? Revisit the top takeaways from this year’s event as some of AHIMA’s subject matter experts weigh in.

2016 Convention: Population-based, Data-driven Patient Care is an Art and Science

Paula H. Infeld, MSN, RN, CPHIMS, vice president, managing director of health IT with Sage Growth Partners, provided an overview of the key milestones needed to operationalize population health management during her convention presentation on Monday.

2016 Convention: New Coding, HIM Apprenticeships Offer Opportunity to Enter the Industry

The AHIMA Foundation is responding to the growing industry shortage of experienced coding and HIM professionals by unveiling an apprenticeship standard and initiative along with succinct guidelines certified by the US Department of Labor.

November-December 2016

AHIMA and other key stakeholders continue to drive national and global progress to achieve information systems interoperability in healthcare

October 2016

How to Break Into Analytics and Informatics

September 2016

Mastering MACRA, PQRS, and value-based purchasing:
How quality coding impacts quality reporting

Coding for a Urological Procedure

This patient, a 47-year-old male with adenoma of the prostate, is being treated in the outpatient surgery suite.

CPT Guidelines on Procedure Coding

Monday Coding Quiz (multiple choice question): Per CPT guidelines, a separate procedure [more…]

Using Category II Codes

Monday Coding Quiz: Category II codes cover all but one of the following topics. Which is not addressed by Category II codes?

Revenue Cycle Management in Home Healthcare: Maintaining Coding and Documentation Excellence [Sponsored]

Home healthcare is a burgeoning and besieged industry. Its growth is strongly connected to our aging population and increased competition; its challenges come from a variety of sectors.

The Role of HIM in MACRA

As providers gear up to meet reporting requirements under MACRA’s new Quality Payment Program, HIM stands to play a prominent role in the transition to value-based care.

Why Standardize an Electronic Health Record? [Sponsored]

Many HIM professionals couldn’t wait until the health record was available electronically, but now that the record is available electronically, physicians, physician offices, quality reviewers, and coding professionals face a multitude of new challenges.