AHIMA’s Revised Standards of Ethical Coding Available
May10

AHIMA’s Revised Standards of Ethical Coding Available

The American Health Information Management Association Standards of Ethical Coding includes new and updated information and guidance as of December 2016.

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Coding and Understanding Hansen’s Disease (Leprosy)
Apr13

Coding and Understanding Hansen’s Disease (Leprosy)

According to the WHO, more than 200,000 leprosy cases worldwide were reported in 2015. This month’s Code Cracker post shares some background and coding information about leprosy (also known as Hansen’s disease).

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Going Monthly: Making the Case for Consistent Coding Audits
Mar08

Going Monthly: Making the Case for Consistent Coding Audits

Monthly bills. Monthly lunch meetings. Monthly delinquent medical record report. So many tasks occur once a month. But monthly external coding audits?

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Calling Coding Professionals: Write for Journal of AHIMA
Feb20

Calling Coding Professionals: Write for Journal of AHIMA

Interested in becoming an AHIMA-published author? Members of the coding community are encouraged to submit articles for possible publication.

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Aftercare for a Healing Fracture Following Joint Replacement
Jan17

Aftercare for a Healing Fracture Following Joint Replacement

Tune in to this monthly online coding column, facilitated by AHIMA’s coding experts, to learn about challenging areas and documentation opportunities for ICD-10-CM/PCS.

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“Home Alone” for the Holidays
Dec19

“Home Alone” for the Holidays

’Tis the season of holiday movies playing day and night on numerous channels. In “Home Alone,” a young Kevin McCallister defends his home from two burglars on Christmas Eve with a series of booby traps that land the thieves with a myriad of unexpected injuries.

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