One point of data means nothing if it can’t be compared to a benchmark. This post includes some important health statistics and facts to remember as you begin planning for 2017.
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.
While the healthcare industry plays “wait and see” as uncertainty looms with regard to the regulatory landscape ahead, the events of this past year offer a few hints as to what we might expect in 2017.
’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.
As providers gear up to meet reporting requirements under MACRA’s new Quality Payment Program, HIM stands to play a prominent role in the transition to value-based care.