Archives

“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.”

CMS and CDC Propose New ICD-10-CM/PCS Codes

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CMS and CDC Propose New ICD-10-CM/PCS Codes

Highlights from the ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting to discuss proposals for new or modified ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes.

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Malignant Neoplasm Coding of the Lymphoid System

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Malignant Neoplasm Coding of the Lymphoid System

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

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First-Listed Reported Diagnosis for Chemotherapy/Radiation Therapy Patients

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First-Listed Reported Diagnosis for Chemotherapy/Radiation Therapy Patients

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

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AHIMA, AHCA Collaborate to Train Skilled Nursing Facilities in ICD-10, CDI

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With the biggest reimbursement system change for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) in 20 years approaching, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the American Health Care Association (AHCA) partnered up to ensure SNFs were ready.

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April 2019

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April 2019

Hacked! What to Do Following a Cyberattack

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CMS and ONC Proposed Information Blocking Rules Overview and Key Considerations

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CMS and ONC Proposed Information Blocking Rules Overview and Key Considerations

This overview of the proposed rules on data exchange and interoperability reviews the direct impact on HIM’s role.

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Case Study: University of Utah Health Strengthens Referring Partner Relationships

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Case Study: University of Utah Health Strengthens Referring Partner Relationships

The costs of inaccurate provider data are significant to HIM departments but difficult to quantify, and often hospitals are unaware of their data’s poor quality. Records containing errors such as wrong phone number, missing information, outdated details, and duplicate records are just a few of the accuracy problems plaguing most systems.

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Slideshow: Six Simple Steps to Take During a Cyberattack

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Slideshow: Six Simple Steps to Take During a Cyberattack

The Department of Health and Human Services’ recent Cybersecurity Report details six steps providers should take in the event of a cyberattack.

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2019 Coding and CDI Guide

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The 2019 Coding and CDI Guide was published in the April 2019 Journal of AHIMA.

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Report: Population Health Management Customers Seek Data Integration Tools in Health IT

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Data integration and interoperability are high on the priority list for providers seeking health IT tools to support population health management efforts, according to a KLAS Research report.

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