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Tag: medical coding

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What can we learn from baseball scoreboards to improve the revenue cycle?

July 8th, 2020 / By Steve Austin

As a long-time product design and development professional, I am super excited to join the Inside Angle blogging team to explore topics around new  technology and automation in revenue cycle […]

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What to choose for the principal diagnosis (Is there a choice?)

June 26th, 2020 / By Audrey Howard, RHIA

In my opinion, one of the hardest aspects of coding is selecting the principal diagnosis. It is not simply assigning a code to a documented diagnosis. It takes critical thinking […]

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Coding focus as the pandemic continues

June 17th, 2020 / By Audrey Howard, RHIA, Bobbie Starkey

Now that we have seen many cases of COVID-19 being treated and recovered patients moving on with their “new normal” lives (at least in some states), we should take a […]

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Offshore medical coding: Could it be the right fit for you?

December 30th, 2019 / By April Lyle

Offshore medical coding can be a solution for healthcare organizations that has been overlooked because of previous misconceptions. Let’s examine some of the areas of concern and the questions you […]

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A look back at popular blogs of 2019

December 18th, 2019

A big thank you to all Inside Angle readers! As we look ahead to 2020, we invite you to revisit some of our most popular blogs of 2019: “The Iron […]

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The Three Little Pigs, medical records coding and who controls the narrative

December 13th, 2019 / By Rhonda Butler

One of the many wonderful things about the post-Google information age is that, with no appreciable time or effort, you can pose a question and see what’s out there. The […]

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Cycling across Iowa: Coding lessons from a week in the corn

August 12th, 2019 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

July was a weird month for me. I ended up taking vacation in July which I haven’t done since I was a student, oh so many years ago. I’m not […]

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Summer is here: Don’t get burned by medical coding staff shortages

July 12th, 2019 / By Stacie Silvia, RHIT, CCS

Summer is a great time to relax and unwind with family and friends, but coding departments can feel overwhelmed with multiple time-off requests. We all want and need some downtime, […]

Knowledge Lab Post

eGuide: What makes an effective coding quality program?

Could your coding quality program use some work? Review best practices for creating an optimal program.

Knowledge Lab Post

Infographic: Navigating the changing coder landscape, part 2

How three organizations are managing staffing challenges and coding overload with outsourced coding services.

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Advice for the aspiring coder

June 14th, 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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ICD-10 diagnosis coding: The impact of equivocal language

April 17th, 2019 / By Karla VonEschen, CPC, CPMA

Spring means different things depending on what part of the country you live in. For me, spring means melting snow, flowers and spring cleaning. This also seems like a good […]