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Proper Documentation is Critical to Our Modern Healthcare System | Journal of AHIMA

Is documentation improvement and proper use of ICD-10-CM critical to the nation’s healthcare debate? I say definitively yes, in every way. Continue reading

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MACRA, MIPS, and Advanced APMs: Time to Prepare

This article will review selected aspects of the proposed rule so clinicians can begin preparing for MIPS and Advanced APMs, which go into effect on January 1, 2017. The need to start preparing now is vital. Continue reading

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AHIMA Releases HIPAA Audit Readiness Toolkit

AHIMA’s new “External HIPAA Audit Readiness Toolkit” will enable the reader to understand the requirements for OCR HIPAA Phase 2 audits, including ongoing future audits, and offers guidance regarding audit preparation and recommended practices. Continue reading

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AMA Unable to Scrap ICD-10, Seeks Alternatives

“Boycott” Discussion Tabled over Legal Concerns The American Medical Association (AMA) is likely to demand a grace period so that payments to physicians will not be delayed, according to a June 7 report in MedPage Today. More than 500 delegates … Continue reading

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H.R. 2126: Another New Bill About ICD-10

Yes, again. Text should be available soon. Representative Ted Poe (R-TX) introduced a bill, H.R. 2126 on April 30, 2015, in yet another effort to prevent the Health and Human Services Secretary from replacing ICD-9 with ICD-10 as the standard … Continue reading

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