Slideshow: Convention Photo Roundup
Oct01

Slideshow: Convention Photo Roundup

Revisit the highlights of this year’s Annual Convention and Exhibit.

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How to Address IRF Coding Challenges
Sep26

How to Address IRF Coding Challenges

A Tuesday roundtable presentation, “Challenges for HIM at the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility,” addressed issues such as limited educational opportunities for HIM professionals specific to the IRF setting, how official ICD-10-CM coding guidelines do not always fit IRF coding, and the excessive number of requests for audits compared to the size of the IRF unit.

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Reptiles that Bite and Plants that Slice: Coding the Everglades
Sep26

Reptiles that Bite and Plants that Slice: Coding the Everglades

The Everglades, under an hour’s drive directly west from the Miami Beach Convention Center, is an unparalleled subtropical wilderness brimming with beautiful wetland landscapes and rare plant and animal species. But those who don’t heed the National Park Service’s warnings could end up the unfortunate recipient of these ICD-10 codes.

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HCCs and Risk Adjustment: Never a Coding Issue, Always a Documentation Issue
Sep26

HCCs and Risk Adjustment: Never a Coding Issue, Always a Documentation Issue

At Tuesday’s convention session titled “Tracking Risk Adjustment Across the Continuum of Care: A Patient Tracer,” presenter Laura Legg, RHIA, CCS, CDIP, discussed how the documentation must tell the complete story of the patient encounter to trace the patient’s chronic conditions throughout the healthcare continuum.

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HIM, Policy, and Politics—Speakers Take Stock of the Current State
Sep26

HIM, Policy, and Politics—Speakers Take Stock of the Current State

Disruptive times call for clarity of purpose, determination, and sometimes the willingness to start all over, according to the speakers at Tuesday’s General Session.

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Organizations Share Best Practices for Implementing IG Initiatives
Sep25

Organizations Share Best Practices for Implementing IG Initiatives

No matter where an organization is with its current state of IG, it is never too late to get on the “IG train.”

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