Meaningful Use Vocabulary Toolkit Highlights Code Sets

AHIMA’s revised “Meaningful Use Vocabulary Toolkit” describes the vocabulary standards adopted in the ONC final rules, including vocabularies, code sets, nomenclatures, and terminologies.

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Six Critical Steps to a Successful ICD-10-CM/PCS Transition

Implementation of the new ICD-10-CM/PCS (ICD-10) codes has proved an enormous tactical and strategic effort for healthcare payers and providers alike. There are six key steps that payers and providers should consider as they undertake the transition to ICD-10…

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ONC Issues Governance Framework for HIEs

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has developed the Governance Framework for Trusted Electronic Health Information Exchange that healthcare organizations and physicians can use to align their health information exchange systems.

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New HIPAA Education Tools for Patients, Providers Hit Web

Hoping to improve consumers’ knowledge of their healthcare privacy and security rights, the Department of Health and Human Service’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has developed an array of new patient-facing educational tools about HIPAA.

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Journal of AHIMA Receives Multiple ASHPE Awards

The American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors has issued the Journal of AHIMA several awards for editorial excellence.

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