Journal of AHIMA Honored with Editorial, Design Awards
Apr17

Journal of AHIMA Honored with Editorial, Design Awards

The Journal of AHIMA magazine has received multiple awards for editorial and design excellence from two leading business and healthcare publications associations.

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The Gastrointestinal Bleed Conundrum: To Code “with bleed” or Not?
Apr17

The Gastrointestinal Bleed Conundrum: To Code “with bleed” or Not?

How to code gastrointestinal conditions with or without bleeding has been a topic of discussion among coding professionals and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) professionals since the publication of the third quarter 2017 issue of the American Hospital Association’s Coding Clinic. Coding Clinic advised coders to apply the “With” guideline associating bleeding to the gastrointestinal condition even when the medical record lacks a causal relationship documented by the physician.

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New Medicare Advantage Rule Expands Telehealth Access

Starting in the plan year for 2020, Medicare Advantage beneficiaries living in both rural and urban areas will have enhanced access to telehealth services that doesn’t require them to travel to a designated healthcare facility. The Trump administration finalized a new policy extending telehealth access.

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Employers Track Women’s Health Data with Pregnancy Apps

A smartphone app that simultaneously markets itself to women (as a fertility, pregnancy, and post-partum health tracker) and to employers (as a tool that can track employee health and wellness while lowering their healthcare costs) has drawn criticism from privacy advocates about the sensitivity of the data it shares and aggregates.

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Diabetic Midfoot Ulcer
Apr15

Diabetic Midfoot Ulcer

Monday Coding Quiz: Test your skills with a new coding question from Clinical Coding Workout every Monday.

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