June 2017


June 2017
Vol. 88, no. 06






In the Issue


  • Coding Checkup” by Mary Butler
  • “HIM Reimagined Outlines Bold New Future for HIM Profession” By By Kelly Abrams, PhD, CHIM; Sheila Carlon, PhD, RHIA, CHPS, FAHIMA; Mary Beth Haugen, MS, RHIA; Desla Mancilla, DHA, RHIA; Kyle McElroy, MS-HSA, RHIA, AVP; Michelle Millen, MSCPM, RHIT; Ryan Sandefer, PhD; Marcia Sharp, EdD, RHIA; and Linda Sorensen, MPA, RHIA, CHPS
  • ICD-10 Coding Audits Reveal Error Trends to Avoid” By Debi Primeau, MA, RHIA, FAHIMA, and Victoria M. Hernandez, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCS-P
  • “Embrace the MIPS Additional Payment Adjustment for Exceptional Performance” By By Michael Marron-Stearns, MD, CPC, CFPC
  • “The Importance of Retaining Well-Trained and Experienced Coders [Sponsored]” By Minnette Terlep, BS, RHIT, and Bradford Foley

Working Smart

  • “Annual HIPAA Training: A Preventive Measure” By By Diana Flood, MS, RHIA
  • “Information Governance for Analytics Support: Remember
    the Life Cycle Component” By Shannon H. Houser, PhD, MPH, RHIA, FAHIMA; Donna J. Slovensky, PhD, RHIA, FAHIMA; and Luona Wang
  • “Understanding User Needs for Interoperability: Defining Use Cases in eHealth” By Karima Bourquard; Anna Orlova, PhD; and Charles Parisot
  • “Case Study #6: Enterprise Information Management at Children’s Health System of Texas” By Kristi Fahy, RHIA, and Michelle Hermann, MS, RHIA

Practice Brief

  • The Evolution of DRGs (2017 Update)

Coding Notes

  • “Device or No Device?” By Megan DeVoe, CCS
  • The Ins and Outs of HCCs” By Valerie Fernandez, MBA, CCS, CPC, CIC, CPMA

Past Articles
Print articles from the current issue back to 1998 are available in the AHIMA Body of Knowledge. (Full access requires member log in, but some articles are available for public viewing.)

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