Rachel Seeger, MPA, MA, senior adviser of public affairs and outreach at OCR, confirmed McGraw’s departure and added that McGraw has taken a new job in the private sector.
The AHIMA Board of Directors has launched a nationwide search to find the next AHIMA CEO. The Board is encouraging qualified members to apply for the position—though the search is open to all applicants.
Improving patient identity accuracy can be a daunting task. There are many different groups that may have the ability to create medical record numbers or change patient identity information.
It is incredibly interesting to see new procedures and technology develop but can be challenging when the ICD-10 coding guidelines and instructions change along with them.
This slideshow highlights some of the most noteworthy guideline and coding changes in the CMS 2018 ICD-10-CM/PCS updates. These changes impact visits and discharges beginning October 1, 2017.