The AHIMA Board of Directors has launched a nationwide search to find the next AHIMA CEO. The Board is encouraging qualified members to apply for the position—though the search is open to all applicants.
Improving patient identity accuracy can be a daunting task. There are many different groups that may have the ability to create medical record numbers or change patient identity information.
Now that coding professionals are all on the same page regarding code assignment, problem solved… right? If only it were that simple.
The AHIMA Standards Team collaborates with the international community on developing and implementing standards that will help you to share your patient summary with a foreign healthcare provider, as well as electronically send the summary of this encounter to the US-based primary care provider.
Suzanne Drake, who has been writing appeal letters since 1995, reviewed some very important steps for a successful appeals management process at Sunday’s 2017 AHIMA Clinical Coding Meeting.