Coding Surveillance Colonoscopy
Oct12

Coding Surveillance Colonoscopy

Now that coding professionals are all on the same page regarding code assignment, problem solved… right? If only it were that simple.

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AHIMA Leading the Way on National and International Standardization
Oct11

AHIMA Leading the Way on National and International Standardization

The AHIMA Standards Team collaborates with the international community on developing and implementing standards that will help you to share your patient summary with a foreign healthcare provider, as well as electronically send the summary of this encounter to the US-based primary care provider.

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Management and Appeal Strategies for DRG Change Recommendations
Oct11

Management and Appeal Strategies for DRG Change Recommendations

Suzanne Drake, who has been writing appeal letters since 1995, reviewed some very important steps for a successful appeals management process at Sunday’s 2017 AHIMA Clinical Coding Meeting.

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Coding Alfred Hitchcock
Oct11

Coding Alfred Hitchcock

In honor of the AHIMA Convention visiting the home of Hollywood, we salute one of its greatest directors by examining just how a coding professional would approach documenting the grisly aftermath of four of Hitchcock’s highly-regarded and groundbreaking films.

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Panel Offers Options to Create Your Future
Oct11

Panel Offers Options to Create Your Future

IG and informatics are two areas of growth and opportunity for HIM professionals. But what are the next steps for individuals and the profession in taking advantage of those opportunities?

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