ICD-10 & Coding

Hottest healthcare skills: Analytics, documentation, health IT
By Tom Sullivan 11:10 am May 08, 2017
Hospitals are increasingly looking for more technical employees, AHIMA found, based on latest job listings.
healthcare coding
By Tom Sullivan 03:15 pm May 05, 2017
CAC software can automate nearly 90 percent of medical coding and enable hospitals to compare actual care with best practices to increase efficiencies, report says.
AHIMA pushes Congress to fund ONC, continue investing in EHR interoperability
By Tom Sullivan 01:31 pm April 24, 2017
The industry group argued that not adequately funding the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT would undermine the 21st Century Cures Act and inhibit work toward a learning health system.
3M Google Verily HIMSS17

3M vice president Jason Burke said the company is working with Verily to build a platform for value-based care that enables customers to manage patient populations on provider and payer sides. 

By Bill Siwicki 11:31 am February 13, 2017
The vendor also will be announcing new products for value-based care and coding, a top 3M Health Information Systems executive says.

David Markwell is the head of education for the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organization and SNOMED International

By John Andrews 07:01 am February 08, 2017
SNOMED International head David Markwell will shed light on how the clinical terminologies contribute to greater consistency for clinical analytics. 
AHIMA 3M Ann Chenoweth

Ann Chenoweth of 3M Health Information Systems will serve on AHIMA's board of directors for 2017. 

By Bernie Monegain 09:36 am January 04, 2017
Ann Chenoweth’s term began on Jan. 1, 2017.
machine learning ICD-10
By Jack McCarthy 07:06 am December 20, 2016
The software’s coding engine can parse ICD-10 to discover conditions in charts and physician notes. 
ICD-10 grace period ends
By Susan Morse 10:45 am October 05, 2016
Executives involved with the code switch said the first year went smoothly. But they are now expecting a new level of difficulty in the next 18-24 months while coders must be more precise for CMS and private insurers to accept and pay claims. 
CMS ICD-10 grace period
By Carl Natale 09:59 am September 28, 2016
The agency posted answers to pressing questions for coders and hospitals to consider when the year of flexibility end on Oct. 1, 2016. 

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By Henry Powderly 04:03 pm August 19, 2016
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said that the grace period will end as planned and come Oct. it will end the flexibilities it granted hospitals and coders thus far.

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