What if there were streamlined claims submissions, remittance, and payments for the provider with real-time determinations and claims adjudication for the payers?
Managing the disclosure of protected health information has become more complex, particularly considering the growing number of disclosure points within healthcare organizations. This article focuses on the importance of privacy in PHI disclosure management, the need for an enterprise-wide approach, and the role of HIM professionals as advocates for privacy in their organizations.
The 2019 Education and Professional Development Guide was published in the February 2019 Journal of AHIMA. This special advertising section is published to promote education and professional development resources.
While neonatal abstinence syndrome is a serious condition, the lack of a standard clinical definition makes it difficult for providers to recognize the symptoms and accurately diagnose and treat newborns. If the syndrome is not recognized, and thus not documented, then the correct diagnosis code will not be assigned—which in turn impacts the state and national statistics regarding this syndrome.