Journal of AHIMA – February 2009

The February issue examines when organizations should notify patients of a data breach. Other features delve into how to prepare for the Recovery Audit Contractor Program and resolving the complex issue of privacy protections to advance health IT adoption.

Members may read all stories online in the AHIMA FORE Library: HIM Body of KnowledgeSelect features and practice briefs also are available publicly.

February 2009 Cover

 

February 2009

Features
  • Sounding the Alarm, by Chris Dimick
  • RAC Ready, by Kathy M. Johnson, RHIA; Allison Bloom, MBA, RHIA; Denise Morris, RHIA, CCS; and Rod Madamba, RHIA
  • Untangling Privacy, by Chris Dimick
Practice Brief
Working Smart
  • Authenticating EHR Metadata, by Thomas R. McLean, MD, JD, FACS, Esq.
  • Surviving a CMS Security Investigation, by Judi Hoffman, CAP, CHP, CHSS
  • Maximizing e-Prescribing Success, by Lydia Washington, MS, RHIA, CPHIMS
  • Meeting the FTC’s Red Flag Requirements, by Nancy Davis, MS, RHIA
Coding Notes
  • ICD-10-CM Enhancements, by Ann Zeisset, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P
  • 2009 CPT Coding Update, by Anita Majerowicz, MS, RHIA