September 2019
Sep01

September 2019

In Search of the EHR’s Designated Record Set

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Charge Capture: Is it the Weak Link in Your Revenue Cycle?
Sep01

Charge Capture: Is it the Weak Link in Your Revenue Cycle?

The lack of a robust charge-capture program can have a significant impact on your bottom line. Many organizations neglect to focus on this aspect of the coding and billing process because claims are being submitted and paid. But overlooking missed, incorrect, and inconsistent charges is akin to leaving money on the table.

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Release of Information: Can You Afford to Ignore Industry Changes?
Sep01

Release of Information: Can You Afford to Ignore Industry Changes?

MRO commissioned and published a nationwide survey of senior HIM professionals about release of information challenges, priorities, and strategies. The study, conducted by Porter Research, gathered executive insights representing 33 hospitals, 1253 clinics and 620,719 annual ROI requests. The summary report offers information to help organizations assess PHI disclosure management strategies and evaluate ROI vendors.

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AHIMA Releases Updated Cybersecurity Guidelines

The best way to defend against a cybersecurity attack is to develop a robust, tested cybersecurity plan. AHIMA has released updated guidelines for providers looking to implement cybersecurity prevention measures.

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AHIMA Participates in ICD-11 Expert Roundtable
Aug28

AHIMA Participates in ICD-11 Expert Roundtable

Earlier this month, AHIMA’s senior director of coding policy and compliance, participated in a NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards ICD-11 Expert Roundtable. The desired outcome of the meeting was to produce a set of questions to help guide HHS in developing research. NCVHS plans to send a letter to the HHS Secretary later this year outlining the key research questions that were identified during the expert roundtable.

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