Journal of AHIMA Wins National Editorial Excellence Award

The Journal of AHIMA’s August 2013 issue highlighting and analyzing health information management’s (HIM) evolving workforce earned a Bronze Award in the Association Media & Publishing’s (AM&P) 2014 national EXCEL competition. The August issue was honored for excellence in the category “Magazines: Single Topic Issue” for best focus on a single theme. The magazine issue displayed “a solid progression of ideas, thorough...

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Preparing for a Coder Shortage—Tips for Hiring and Training New Coders
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Preparing for a Coder Shortage—Tips for Hiring and Training New Coders

In this web series, HIM professionals working in emerging roles give advice on tackling difficult HIM problems.

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Summit Opens with Rousing Debate on ICD-10

While the Tuesday morning early riser session “What Now? Industry Reaction to the Latest ICD-10 Delay” provided a forum for payers and providers alike to air frustrations and share strategies for dealing with legislation that pushed back ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation, the morning’s keynote speaker offered a sharp contrast in perspective on the ICD-10 delay at AHIMA’s ICD-10-CM/PCS and Computer-Assisted Coding Summit.

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CMS Official: Medicaid is ICD-10-Ready

Despite rumors to the contrary, Medicaid is, and has been, ready for the implementation of ICD-10, according to a federal Medicaid official who spoke Tuesday at AHIMA’s ICD-10-CM/PCS and CAC Summit.

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Bringing the C-Suite Up to Speed on HITECH-HIPAA

The HITECH-HIPAA Final Rule has changed the way healthcare organizations do business, and those with seats in the C-suite can’t afford to stay out of the weeds with the new regulations.

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