Convention Q&A: Presenter Explains the Challenges of ICD-10 and DSM-5

The 2014 AHIMA Annual Convention and Exhibit session, “ICD-10 and DSM-5: Understanding the Health and Human Service Industry’s Need for Two Codes Sets after Implementation” on Monday, September 29 at 1 p.m. will focus on behavioral health and substance abuse coding. Presenter Lisette Wright, MA, of Behavioral Health Solutions, PA, in Minneapolis, MN, will give convention attendees guidelines on how to prepare for the many upcoming changes. Wright took some time to discuss the presentation with Journal staff.

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Legislation Would Extend Meaningful Use to Mental Health

Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) has introduced legislation that would extend “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program payments to mental health providers.

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