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In October 2015, physicians across the United States transitioned from the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Ninth Revision to the

Part II continues to explain the nuances in the changes made by CMS to its statistical sampling methodology. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid

Change was a key topic cited by the head of the national HIM advocacy organization. EDITOR’S NOTE: Valerie Watzlaf, 2019 American Health Information Management

Starting October 1, skilled nursing facility operators will have no choice but to become proficient with a specific type of medical coding that previously

As the provision of healthcare changes, so too must clinical documentation improvement. I have always been convinced of the strong capabilities of current clinical

Effective Jan. 2, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) radically changed its guidance on the use of extrapolation in audits by

Global Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management Market is set to exceed USD 100 billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market

Computer-assisted coding depends on the accuracy of the input. There is considerable interest in computer-assisted coding or “CAC.” The proponents say it will reduce

According to report published by Grand View Research, Rising importance of evidence-based medicine, pharmacoeconomic risk benefit analysis of different drugs and medical devices, and

A small family practice created a large improvement in diabetes control by focusing on workflow efficiency teamwork and technology, including the change of the

These conditions should be on the radar for coding and clinical documentation integrity. There has been much discussion about healthcare expenses in recent months.

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