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Emerging Coding Advice for Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-2019)

Emerging Coding Advice for Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-2019)

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IMPORTANT UPDATE – New ICD-10-CM Code Effective April 1, 2020 Given…
Patients’ health data is protected by privacy rights

True or False: Patients’ health data is protected by privacy rights

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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)…
5 Actions Hospitals Should Take Now to Prepare for Interoperability

5 Actions Hospitals Should Take Now to Prepare for Interoperability

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Focus on interoperability for health data systems has increased…
How a Clinically Integrated Revenue Cycle Addresses Denials Management Challenges

How a Clinically Integrated Revenue Cycle Addresses Denials Management Challenges

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For many years, healthcare organizations operated exclusively…
Coding Changes Released for FY 2020 Preparation is Your Key to Success

Coding Changes Released for FY 2020: Preparation is Your Key to Success

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On August 2, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services…
Cancer Registries and Trauma Registries – The Same or Different

Cancer Registries and Trauma Registries – The Same or Different?

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) defines a patient registry…
Reclass Armageddon Averted

Reclass Armageddon Averted…for Now

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For quite some time now CMS has reiterated their plan to perform…
The Revenue Cycle Revolution

The Revenue Cycle Revolution – Are You Ready?

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The healthcare landscape becomes more complex by the day. Value-based…
Cancer Registrars’ Expertise Aids in Precision Medicine

Cancer Registrars’ Expertise Aids in Precision Medicine

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Cancer Registrar. Tumor Registrar. Oncology Data Consultant.…
Capturing the Picture of Cancer

Cancer Registrars – Capturing the Picture of Cancer

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April 8-12, 2019 marked the observance of the 23rd annual National…
5 Tips for Success as a Remote HIM Professional

5 Tips for Success as a Remote HIM Professional

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Many roles within health information management (HM) can now…
Navigating Denials Using the True Clinical Picture

Navigating Denials Using the True Clinical Picture

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Now more than ever, the management of complex denials is paramount…
Tips for Managing Data Collection Changes

Don’t Be Afraid of STORE! Tips for Managing Data Collection Changes

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In a previous blog post, I shared some tips for getting started…
Cancer Registrars

Cancer Registrars – Don’t Be Afraid of STORE!

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Data collections standards changed as of January 1, 2018. Unfortunately,…