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.
Many HIM professionals couldn’t wait until the health record was available electronically, but now that the record is available electronically, physicians, physician offices, quality reviewers, and coding professionals face a multitude of new challenges.
While the final rule contains many different provisions, this article looks at the advantages and disadvantages of four MACRA options providers can choose to implement in 2017.
Did you miss convention, or are you still feeling like it was all a bit of a blur? Revisit the top takeaways from this year’s event as some of AHIMA’s subject matter experts weigh in.
Janowek has for several years been studying the short-term and long-term outcomes of patients who are designated as a John Doe when they present for care following a trauma.
We may look back on the 25-year span following the change of the millennium as one of the most densely populated periods of healthcare regulation ever seen in the history of the United States. Every year, individual clinicians, private practices, and health systems are bombarded with new coding, compliance, quality, and reimbursement models, making staying ahead of the curve in terms of overall strategy nearly impossible.