September 2016

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Vol. 87, no. 9






In the Issue



Don’t Leave Money on the Table” by Mary Butler

“Pain at the Printer” By Susan Carey, MHI, RHIT, PMP, and Sally Beahan, RHIA, MHA

“Release of Information: When to Call a Healthcare Compliance Attorney” By Barry S. Herrin, JD, CHPS, FACHE, FAHIMA

“Winning the Coding Trifecta: CAC, CDI, and ICD-10” by Kelly Whittle, MS

Working Smart

“OCR Continues to Define Patient Access Guidelines” By Rita Bowen, MA, RHIA, CHPS, SSGB; Judi Hofman, BCRT, CHPS, CHP, CHSS; Susan Lucci, RHIA, CHPS, CHDS, AHDI-F; and Kelly McLendon, RHIA, CHPS

“Study Analyzes Causes and Consequences of Patient Overlay Errors” By Grant D. Landsbach, MSHSA, RHIA, CHDA

“Understanding Information in EHR Systems: Paving the Road for Semantic Interoperability through Standards” By Anna Orlova, PhD, and Kenneth Salyards

“The Information Governance Road Map: Mile Marker 3—Travel to America’s Most Prized Treasures” By Mary Reeves, RHIA

Practice Brief

Managing the Present on Admission Reporting Process

Coding Notes

“Putting an End to Emergency Room Injection/Infusion Coding Confusion” By Crystal Clack, MS, RHIA, CCS

“Do You Want Fries With That?” By Sharon Davies, RHIA, CCS-P

Past Articles
Print articles from the current issue back to 1998 are available in the AHIMA Body of Knowledge. (Full access requires member log in, but some articles are available for public viewing.)