Attendees at AHIMA’s 2014 ICD-10-CM/PCS and Computer-Assisted Coding Summit share their reactions and strategies for coping with the most recent delay of ICD-10.
HIM professionals have worked for years to build positive relationships with physicians and improve their documentation, all in pursuit of more accurate clinical coding. However, many programs to improve physician documentation have fallen short while coder-generated queries asking for greater specification flourish. With ICD-10-CM/PCS slated to go live in 2014, the time is now to finalize your plans for physician education and training, according to a presentation given Tuesday by Cindy Seel, MSA, RHIA, director of education and training at HRS.
If healthcare is going to truly be reformed and improved, three areas must receive focus—improving the experience of care; improving the health of populations; and reducing per capita costs of healthcare.
ICD-10 implementation is the biggest data change the US healthcare industry has ever experienced, and its reach is pervasive throughout the hospital. That’s the foundation of a presentation that Christian Omba, ICD-10 program manager for Rex/UNC Health Care in Raleigh, NC, and Tom Ormondroyd, MBA, vice president and general manager of Precyse, will deliver at AHIMA’s ICD-10/Computer-Assisted Coding Summit, coming up April 22-24 in Baltimore, MD.
Attendees at AHIMA’s 2013 ICD-10/CAC Summit, April 22-24, in Baltimore, MD, will learn about one state’s approach to creating a collaborative environment to adopt ICD-10. The presentation “Achieving a Successful ICD-10 Collaboration—The Massachusetts Approach” will cover how to identify key elements of a successful collaboration and engagement of key stakeholder support.