ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines state that your choice of diagnosis code is based on the provider’s diagnostic statement, but that’s not

Legal consequences abound at every corner in healthcare. Each month this blog discusses examples of what those consequences can be.

Individuals participating in employer-sponsored wellness programs frequently are giving their employers access to their health data, via fitness trackers, under

Flank pain is a complaint a lot of general practices and specialties see. Here are some pointers on how to

Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and John Thune (R-S.D.) introduced the “Cyber Security Exchange Act” on Monday, aimed at bringing more

Tune in to this monthly online coding column, facilitated by AHIMA’s coding experts, to learn about challenging areas and documentation

Federal health officials have released their long-awaited proposed rules to improve the interoperability of health information, which they hope will

Pairing an add-on code with an appropriate primary code is a key factor in bringing in that extra add-on reimbursement.

When physicians have access to cost data and other clinical data that accompanies it, they are able to make better

The Department of Veterans Affairs is hoping to process the claims for Vietnam-era veterans seeking treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder

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