What’s Become of the Red Flags Rule?

A series of lawsuits, legislation, and lobbying continues to hold up enforcement of the Red Flags Rule, now nearly a year-and-a-half past its original enforcement deadline. After four delays, many in healthcare are wondering what has happened to the rule and if healthcare providers will be exempted from it. Enforcement of the rule is currently scheduled to begin June 1, but several recent events may keep the rule in limbo. FTC: A Wide...

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March ICD-10 Extras

Organizations can find examples of complexity in applied mappings and a glossary of terms in the online version of the March practice brief  “Putting the ICD-10-CM/PCS GEMs into Practice.” According to the practice brief, “A single one-size fits all map might seem like a reasonable solution; however, such a map would mean the code sets were so similar that there would be no point in transitioning to ICD-10-CM/PCS....

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Journal of AHIMA – March 2010

The March cover story outlines the various audit programs and compliance initiatives that HIM departments must contend with this year. The other feature stories examine managing compliance and risk in clinics and physician practices and the status and next steps for Health Level Seven’s Electronic Health Record-System Functional Model. Members may read all stories online in the AHIMA Body of Knowledge. Select features and...

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