Journal of AHIMA – September 2009

The September 2009 issue focuses on clinical documentation improvement (CDI) and how MS-DRGs and RACs are giving organizations the motivation to start CDI programs. Other features examine ICD-10 training in England and the value of professional practice experiences for HIM students.

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

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September 2009

Features
Practice Brief
Working Smart
Coding Notes
  • New ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Codes for FY 2010, by Lou Ann Schraffenberger, MBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, FAHIMA
  • Assigning E Codes, by June Bronnert, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P