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ICD-10 coding challenge: The root operation Control

July 28th, 2016 / By Sue Belley, RHIA

CHALLENGE QUESTION A 72-year-old male presented to the Same Day Surgery unit of a local hospital for an aortogram with bilateral lower extremity run-off to investigate the feasibility of an […]

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Infographic: EHR copy-paste is here to stay. Compliance issues don’t have to.

What are the risks of copy-paste? Keep compliant while taking advantage of copy-paste efficiency.

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Article: What’s next for ICD-10?

With Barbara Aubry, RN

Now that the code freeze is over, big changes are coming to ICD-10.

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Computer-assisted coding: Keep your hands on the wheel

July 27th, 2016 / By Jason Mark

I’ve been fascinated lately watching several news stories about the Autopilot feature on Tesla’s electric automobiles. If you’re not familiar with this technology, it is essentially a computer-assisted driving mode […]

Five things “payviders” can’t afford to overlook

July 25th, 2016 / By Kristine Daynes

One surprising development as health care shifts toward risk-based payment is how many health systems intend to become insurers. According to one study, half of health systems have applied or […]

Are the ACA Health Insurance Marketplaces working?

July 22nd, 2016 / By Paul LaBrec

In March of 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), popularly known as Obamacare.  The law created the most significant changes to the […]

Innovative payment models for complex populations

July 20th, 2016 / By Richard Fuller, MS, Norbert Goldfield, MD

In developing our classification tools we are continually called upon to make judgement calls on the relative clinical complexity of individuals and the interaction between comorbid chronic conditions on quality […]

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Sue Belley, RHIA Clinical Content Development Manager, Consulting Services and Outsource Services

Coding and Classification, ICD-10

Jason Mark Business Intelligence Architect

Kristine Daynes Marketing Manager, Populations and Payment Solutions

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Webinar: Data quality and the future of reimbursement

Exploring changing quality programs with Christine McNamara, Program Director for Coding Services at 3M HIS and Melody Mulaik, President and Co-Founder of Coding Strategies, Inc.

Video: Overcoming Incrementalism in Healthcare Transformation

With David Wetherelt, Herb Fillmore

Industry experts met in March 2016 at the State Healthcare IT Connect conference to discuss best practices.

Article: Is the CMS HACRP a valid measure of hospital performance?

With Richard Fuller, MS, Richard Averill, MS, Norbert Goldfield, MD

Webinar: Effective strategies for managing special needs populations within value-based care

With Herb Fillmore

What makes special populations so important to value-based care? Ignore them at your own risk.