There has been some confusion among coding professionals regarding interpretation of the coding guideline of “with.” There are 53 instances of “with” subterm conditions listed under the main term Diabetes.
The Journal of AHIMA has received two awards from the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) as part of its 2016 Awards Competition.
Hoping to get a definitive look at how ICD-10 implementation has impacted coding productivity and accuracy, the AHIMA Foundation and AHIMA has launched a phased series of studies.
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) earlier this month released an updated audit protocol to help covered entities and their business associates document their compliance with the HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule.
As with any partnership in life, the relationship between the clinical documentation improvement specialist and the coding professional is crucial to the success of a CDI program.