Survey: Provider ICD-10 Testing with Payers Lags in Final Months

Healthcare providers are struggling to complete adequate testing for ICD-10, and smaller providers still face a readiness gap, according to a new survey.

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Considering the Implications of a Court Order for ESI
Jul15

Considering the Implications of a Court Order for ESI

Legal consequences abound at every corner in healthcare. This monthly column presents examples of what those consequences can be.

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New Study, Pilot Sites Part of AHIMA’s Expanding Information Governance Initiatives
Jul10

New Study, Pilot Sites Part of AHIMA’s Expanding Information Governance Initiatives

In her Leadership Symposium presentation Friday in Chicago, IL, Green’s “Information Governance Update” presentation gave a broad overview of AHIMA’s IG activities to date, and previewed upcoming projects.

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Panel: HIM Should Be at the Center of Patient Engagement Efforts

Two sessions at AHIMA’s 2015 Leadership Symposium, held in Chicago, IL on Friday, underscored the important role health information management (HIM) professionals play in patient advocacy.

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New Bill Calls for Dual Coding After ICD-10 Transition
Jul10

New Bill Calls for Dual Coding After ICD-10 Transition

A bill that would allow providers to submit claims using either ICD-9 or ICD-10 codes after the October 1, 2015 ICD-10 transition date was introduced into the US House of Representatives on Friday.

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