ICD-10-CM: Impact on Physicians’ Fears, and What Comes Next [Sponsored]
Sep16

ICD-10-CM: Impact on Physicians’ Fears, and What Comes Next [Sponsored]

As the first anniversary of ICD-10-CM go-live approaches, much uncertainty remains. Information on the overall impact of ICD-10-CM is scarce without CMS, insurers, or data-mining entities performing audits or data analysis.

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Five Tips to Develop and Share Your HIM ‘Elevator Speech’
Sep01

Five Tips to Develop and Share Your HIM ‘Elevator Speech’

How can you capture all of the nuances of HIM in a way that others will understand while also keeping their attention?

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HIM’s Role in Value-Based Reimbursement: Three Leaders Weigh In on Impact
Aug01

HIM’s Role in Value-Based Reimbursement: Three Leaders Weigh In on Impact

As value-based care and reimbursement emerges, savvy HIM professionals are rising to the challenge. This roundtable article highlights three HIM leaders who are taking great strides to thrive in a value-based healthcare environment.

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Making HIPAA Work for You: Discussing Record Access (and More) for Consumers
Aug01

Making HIPAA Work for You: Discussing Record Access (and More) for Consumers

Seeking to answer consumer questions on how HIPAA works for them, the Journal speaks with an attorney to explore various issues, from accessing deceased records to processing fee payment.

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Managing a Part-Time Remote CDI Team
Jul29

Managing a Part-Time Remote CDI Team

As clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs become more popular, providers are still struggling with implementing CDI programs for several different reasons, including: geographical location; a shortage of outpatient coders and CDI specialists; or even the lack of physical space.

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Developing Productivity Standards through Analytics [Sponsored]
Jul15

Developing Productivity Standards through Analytics [Sponsored]

A coding environment is not linear and cannot be defined by just the number of charts completed, as the coding professional’s true efforts are not being fully captured.

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