Journal of AHIMA – August

The August 2009 cover story focuses on assessing physician practice readiness for electronic health records. Other features report on what physicians need to do to prepare for the transition to ICD-10-CM/PCS, how to make denials management a part of a practice’s daily work, the fundamentals for rapidly implementing an EHR, and how California healthcare facilities are faring under its new privacy breach laws. 

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

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August 2009

Features
In Addition
  • HIM in Physician Practices, by Diana Warner, MS, RHIA, CHPS, and Lydia Washington, MS, RHIA, CPHIMS
  • The RAC Coordinator’s Role, by Shelley C. Safian, MAOM/HSM, CCS-P, CPC-H, CPC-I, CHA
Practice Brief