Spooky, Scary: ICD-10 Codes for Halloween
Oct31

Spooky, Scary: ICD-10 Codes for Halloween

From taking the kids trick or treating to putting together the perfect costume or creating your jack-o-lantern masterpiece, Halloween is many people’s favorite time of year… but sometimes there can be some unexpected hiccups in the festivities.

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ICD-10-CM: Impact on Physicians’ Fears, and What Comes Next [Sponsored]
Sep16

ICD-10-CM: Impact on Physicians’ Fears, and What Comes Next [Sponsored]

As the first anniversary of ICD-10-CM go-live approaches, much uncertainty remains. Information on the overall impact of ICD-10-CM is scarce without CMS, insurers, or data-mining entities performing audits or data analysis.

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Coding High-Risk Pregnancy: What’s New for 2017?
Sep14

Coding High-Risk Pregnancy: What’s New for 2017?

With the release of the FY 2017 updates to the ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines, there’s a lot for coding professionals to review.

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Get Ready: Code Downpour On Its Way
Jul13

Get Ready: Code Downpour On Its Way

Although many HIM professionals and coding professionals were just starting to get comfortable with ICD-10-CM/PCS, it is time to prepare for the thousands of new ICD-10 changes coming soon.

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Survey: Coding Productivity Dipped After ICD-10 Implementation
Jun13

Survey: Coding Productivity Dipped After ICD-10 Implementation

The implementation of ICD-10 did result in a perceived loss of coding productivity, with a minimal dip in coding accuracy, according to a recent coding productivity and accuracy survey conducted by the AHIMA Foundation.

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