AHIMA Joins Coalition to Improve Information Governance in Federal Offices

AHIMA is part of a newly formed group of non-profit and advisory organizations seeking to improve information governance practices and modernize records management processes in federal agencies.

Read More

ONC and HHS Announce $28 Million for Interoperability, HIE Efforts

The federal government is investing $28 million in grant funding for state health information exchange programs in an effort to boost interoperability.

Read More
ICD-10 Congressional Hearing Panelists Debate Implementation Myths, Industry Impact, and Readiness
Feb11

ICD-10 Congressional Hearing Panelists Debate Implementation Myths, Industry Impact, and Readiness

Healthcare professionals that work with coded data on a daily basis were well represented in the US House of Representatives’ Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health hearing, titled “Examining ICD-10 Implementation,” which took place Wednesday morning in Washington, DC.

Read More
Coding Heart Procedures in ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-PCS
Feb11

Coding Heart Procedures in ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-PCS

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

Read More

Survey Examines ICD-10 Implementation Costs in Small Physician Offices

New research finds that ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation expenditures for small physician offices medical to be drastically lower than previous estimates.

Read More