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“Feature stories and departments that appear in the print issue of the Journal are available online in the AHIMA Body of Knowledge. Full access to the archives is a member benefit and requires a member name and password. Practice briefs and select features are available publicly. Please see below for an archive of Journal of AHIMA website posts.”

The Uncertainty of Website “Accessibility”

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The Uncertainty of Website “Accessibility”

Predictability is good for business entities—including healthcare providers and their business associates—especially when the consequence of unpredictability can be litigation. However, predictability is somewhat uncertain today in the area of electronic information, specifically, about whether a healthcare provider can be sued under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for having a website deemed to be inaccessible for a person with a disability.

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Coding for Cancelled Colonoscopy

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Coding for Cancelled Colonoscopy

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

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What’s in Store: Retail Giants Expand Offerings with New Health Clinics

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Retail healthcare is having another “moment” with the recent announcements that both Amazon and Walmart are rolling out primary care clinics with consumer convenience in mind. Amazon’s entry to the market, Amazon Care, is a “virtual” clinic that combines elements of telemedicine with in-person visits to the patient’s home while Walmart has opened a health “super center” in Dallas, GA.

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Injection of Rabies Immune Globulin

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Injection of Rabies Immune Globulin

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

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November-December 2019

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November-December 2019

Evaluating whether EHRs are meeting the needs of value-based care

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Halloween Movies and Codes that Go Bump in the Night

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Halloween Movies and Codes that Go Bump in the Night

To cap off this year’s spooky movie season, AHIMA staff compiled a list of their favorite Halloween thrills and ICD-10 codes to match.

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Infusion of Luteinizing Hormone-Releasing Hormone Agonist Therapy

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Infusion of Luteinizing Hormone-Releasing Hormone Agonist Therapy

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

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Round Two: Finding a Second Career in HIM

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Round Two: Finding a Second Career in HIM

After more than 15 years in the print journalism industry, Todd Norden, RHIA, found himself wondering what came next on his career path. But a seemingly inconsequential moment later became the catalyst for his journey to becoming an HIM professional.

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CPT Code 87900

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CPT Code 87900

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

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Dealing with ESI Spoliation in State Court

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Dealing with ESI Spoliation in State Court

The vast majority of civil litigation in the US takes place in state courts, and approaches to allegations of spoliation vary from one state to the next. While it is important to understand Rule 37(e) as it applies to litigation in federal court, few states have developed comparable standards to spoliation of electronically stored information (ESI) for litigation at the state level. A recent state court decision in New York gives an example of how states handle these motions.

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