As healthcare delivery is increasingly moving from acute care facilities and into outpatient and post-acute settings, patient data is moving along with it.
Given the roles and responsibilities of HIM professionals, now is an ideal time to transition into an informatics role involving the design, management, support, and application of the electronic health record.
The Journal of AHIMA magazine and website have been recognized with several editorial and design excellence awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors and the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors.
The US House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee held a consideration and mark-up session on a bill this week that would allow providers and payers to more freely share the information of patients with substance use disorders.
There is some misconception when it comes to coding denials.