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Article: The Logic Behind Computer-Assisted Coding

When used correctly, computer-assisted coding technology offers organizations a chance to improve coding productivity and more.

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The value of encounters: It’s about time

July 6, 2020 / By Allison Morgan, MS, CPC

Time flies… 2021 is approaching quickly, bringing with it anticipated E/M changes. A primary focus of the upcoming changes is the element of time and its evolving role in CPT […]

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Advice for the aspiring coder

June 14, 2019 / By Cecilia Charles, RHIA

Can you remember when you began your journey in the HIM coding world? Well, it’s truly been a while for me. Over the years, I have been a leader, instructor […]

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Coding productivity and accuracy: An action plan for improvement

December 10, 2018 / By Katie Kitchen, CPC

Throughout my career in coding, whether it was as a production coder, a coding supervisor, or my current role as an analyst, there has always been great discussion and debate […]

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Break the stigma of mental illness

May 14, 2018 / By Cecilia Charles, RHIA

This month, many cities across the U.S. will walk in support of mental health to help raise awareness. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), there is a […]

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You have been coding with CAC, but are you in the CAC mindset?

April 13, 2018 / By Katie Kitchen, CPC

In my last blog, I discussed the golden rules for coding with CAC. This got me thinking, you really do need to shift your coding brain when working on a […]

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The golden rules of coding with CAC

March 16, 2018 / By Katie Kitchen, CPC

Thinking back to my early days as an apprentice coder, I often remember the challenge in keeping all my coding guidelines straight as well as remembering the payer regulations, while […]

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Article: A Singular Effort

If both facility and pro fee coders are looking at the same documentation and need to identify the same procedures, why can’t it be done by the same coder? Brooks […]

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Change is a good thing, right?

January 19, 2018 / By Karla VonEschen, CPC, CPMA

We all know change in the healthcare field is a necessity for growth and improvement, but is change always a good thing? I’m constantly amazed at how far we’ve come […]

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Optimizing CAC outcomes: What are you training for?

November 6, 2017 / By Jason Mark

Our team’s last post introduced a metric we call “Coder Variability.” As a quick recap, it is an attempt to measure how much variation there is among coders at a facility. […]

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Developing a healthcare green thumb

October 9, 2017 / By Meenal Raje

Thinking back to the beginning of summer, when walking paths in my neighborhood are blooming with abundant flowers and neatly manicured gardens, I’m reminded that this season always brings out […]

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Infographic: Navigating the coder shortage

If you’re facing rising backlogs, increased denials or additional compliance risks, this infographic can help you navigate your way back to coding accuracy and efficiency.

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