New Year’s Resolutions: Let’s Pledge to Be Informed and Engaged!
Jan09

New Year’s Resolutions: Let’s Pledge to Be Informed and Engaged!

As the coding profession has evolved tremendously, so too have the needs of coding professionals. Experienced coders need education and training tools that will elevate their skill set to match the needs of employers. Today, coders need to be clinically savvy to make intelligent decisions about the documentation.

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First and Second Quarter Coding Clinic Highlights
Aug01

First and Second Quarter Coding Clinic Highlights

Coding experts summarize the coding recommendations presented in the latest American Hospital Association’s Coding Clinic guides.

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Social Determinant ICD-10 Codes Can Be Assigned Based on Non-physician Documentation

The American Hospital Association recently reaffirmed that providers can assign social determinant codes in ICD-10-CM based on documentation from any member of the care team, including non-physicians such as social workers, case managers, nurses, and other allied staff.

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Parsing Overweight and Obesity Coding
Jun12

Parsing Overweight and Obesity Coding

Tune in to this monthly online coding column, facilitated by AHIMA’s coding experts, to learn about challenging areas and documentation opportunities for ICD-10-CM/PCS.

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Coding Centralization Lessons Learned During a Reorganization Project
Jun01

Coding Centralization Lessons Learned During a Reorganization Project

A coding consultant shares best practices from a recent coding centralization project completed at Kaiser Permanente.

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