More LTC Coding Resources

The online version of the October practice brief “ICD-9-CM Coding Guidance for LTC Facilities” includes three additional appendixes that provide more coding guidance for those working in long-term care facilities. Appendix A outlines what HIM professionals and LTC facilities must consider when planning for the ICD-10-CM transition. Appendix B provides excerpts from the “ICD-9-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and...

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October 2010

The federal government has put $70 million toward training programs to boost the health IT workforce. Community colleges got to work without knowing who would enroll, who would teach, and who would offer the jobs. This month, the first students are in the seats.

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