Miss something from AHIMA’s 2017 Convention and Exhibit? No worries, the Journal has you covered. Read on to find out more about the week’s most notable moments.
Healthcare delivery is evolving in the US as legislators, payers, and providers grapple with how to reduce expenditures without compromising quality of care.
Accuracy rates in the results from Central Learning’s 2nd Annual National ICD-10 Coding Contest reveal opportunities for improvement.
Complete and accurate coding is essential to the well-being of a healthcare facility. Its impact stretches far and wide, which includes providing data for quality reporting, medical and health services research, case mix management, financial reimbursement, and much more. That puts a lot of responsibility on the shoulders of a coder. Once a record is coded, there is a very real possibility that a third-party auditor will scrutinize...
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.
The recent defunding of the Chief Privacy Officer (CPO) position by the HHS Office for Civil Rights makes practical sense for the healthcare industry and the national budget. However, with the change come four important privacy strategies for HIM leaders to consider employing at the state, local, and organizational level.