AHIMA Releases Information Governance Graphic

For the uninitiated, information governance can be a somewhat abstract concept to explain and visualize.

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Making the Case for ICD-10 to Physicians
Mar27

Making the Case for ICD-10 to Physicians

In this web series, HIM professionals working in emerging roles give advice on tackling difficult HIM problems.

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House Passes SGR Replacement Bill, ICD-10 Not Affected
Mar26

House Passes SGR Replacement Bill, ICD-10 Not Affected

In a landslide 392 to 37 vote, the US House of Representatives this morning passed legislation that provides a permanent replacement to the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) that has vexed healthcare providers for more than a decade. The bill, H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, did not include any references to ICD-10 implementation or an ICD-10 delay.

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Grace Award Nominating Committee Is Accepting Applications

The nominating committee for AHIMA’s Grace Award, which recognizes healthcare delivery organizations that take “an outstanding and innovative approach to health information management,” will be accepting applications through May 17.

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US House Introduces Permanent SGR Replacement Bill
Mar24

US House Introduces Permanent SGR Replacement Bill

This morning bipartisan leaders of the US House Energy and Commerce and House Ways and Means Committees introduced a bill that, if passed, would permanently replace Medicare’s Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR). The bill, H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, did not include any language related to an ICD-10 delay as of press time, though AHIMA’s advocacy staff has said they are monitoring the proceedings closely for any potential amendments.

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