July-August 2018
Vol. 89, no. 07





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In the Issue


  • “You Got Proof? Payers, Auditors Increase Clinical Validation Checks” By Mary Butler
  • “How Staffing and Workflow Evolves with Move to All-Payer CDI” By Autumn Reiter, BSN, RN, CCDS, CDIP, CCS, and Lori A. Dixon, MSN, RN-BC, CDIP
  • How to Obtain C-suite Buy-in for Outpatient CDI Programs” By James P. Fee, MD, CCS, CCDS; Sonia Trepina; and Rachel Phillips, RHIA, CCS, CCDS
  • Advancing a Nationwide Patient Matching Strategy” By Rita Torkzadeh, MS; Ben Moscovitch, MA; Josh Rising, MD; Jitin Asnaani, MBA; Michelle De Mooy, MA; Jamie Ferguson, BS; Mark Gingrich, MS; Shaun Grannis, MD; Eric Heflin, BS; Andrew Hohwald, MBA; Aaron Miri, MBA; Robert S. Rudin, PhD; Catherine Schulten, BS; Allison Viola, MBA, RHIA; Chantal Worzala, PhD; and John Halamka, MD
  • 2018 AHIMA Convention and Exhibit Preview
  • 2018 AHIMA Election Ballot

Working Smart

  • “HIM and Health IT Considerations for Advanced Payment Model Contracts” By Barry S. Herrin, JD, CHPS, FAHIMA, FACHE
  • “Medical Necessity and Paid Claims: What Do They Have To Do with Clinical Validation and Health Informatics?” By Donna Young, RHIA, CDIP, CCS; Okemena Ewoterai, BSN, MA, CCS, CCDS, CDIP; and Katherine Lusk, MHSM, RHIA, FAHIMA
  • “Examining the Meaning and Value Behind the Medical Loss Ratio” By Annemarie Wendicke, MPH, CHDA
  • “How Information Governance Improves Healthcare Outcomes” By Matt McClelland, IGP, ECMm

Practice Brief

  • Guidelines for Physician Office Query Practice

Coding Notes

Past Articles
Print articles from the current issue back to 1998 are available in the AHIMA Body of Knowledge. (Full access requires member log in, but some articles are available for public viewing.)