As a number of Middle Eastern countries like the United Arab Emirates transition from a single payer system to one that’s privatized with multiple payers, coding systems are increasingly being used for reimbursement there.
Even HIPAA experts—from attorneys who helped draft the law to former government officials who enforced it—have trouble getting their records.
This summer has demonstrated hope for consumers and HIM professionals who have long been frustrated by the confusion that can ensue when a patient requests access to their health information.
AHIMA’s updated ICD-10-PCS Flash Cards are brought to life on AHIMA’s Instagram page in short videos and photos.
The Journal of AHIMA has received an award from the American Society of Business Publication Editors ASBPE as part of its 2017 Azbee Awards of Excellence. The magazine’s website won the Silver Award for Best Photo Gallery/Slide Show in the Upper Midwest Region for “Making HIPAA Work for You: Discussing Record Access (and More) for Consumers.”