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• Documenting Malnutrition

• Chicken Little Meets ICD-10

• Implementation Through Collaboration

• What Sepsis Numbers Do and Don’t Tell Us

• Hospital Schooled

• Are Cancer Registrars Ready for ICD-10?

• Don’t Quit!

Warning: Productivity Loss Ahead

• Resilient MTs Venture Into Coding

• Remediation and ICD-10

Don’t Let Coders Fall Into Bad Habits

• Documentation Key to Core Measures Reporting

• Aids and Audits

• ICD-10 Mythbusters

• Inside the Documentation Pressure Cooker

• ICD-10 Mash-Up Thrives in Idaho

• CDI: It's Not Just for CCs Anymore

• Two Systems, One Direction

• Terminology Tools Help Providers Meet Initiatives

• Coding for Hip Replacement Surgery

• Risk Adjustment Creates Challenges

• Coding for Whooping Cough

How to Select a Perfect CAC Solution

• ICD-10 Forum an Eye-Opener

• The Conundrum That Is Congenital Coding

• Coding for Acute Coronary Syndrome

• 2013 OIG Work Plan: HHS Targets Three Areas

The Challenges of Finding That First Coding Job

Providers, Payers Must Be in Step With ICD-10

Copy and Paste Leads to Coding Headaches

Double Down on ICD-10 With Dual Coding

Coding for Pediatric Chronic Lung Disease

Query Guidelines Get a Makeover

• APR-DRGs in the Medicaid Population

Observation Services— A Keen Coding Eye Is Necessary

Life in an EHR World—Where Do HIM Professionals Fit?

ICD-10 Weighs Heavily on Physicians

Cherry-Picking Is the Pits

Addressing Coder Shortages From Within

NLP Works to Improve Documentation

Coding for Ovarian Cancer

CDI Extends Its Reach to Outpatient Settings

• Industry Disconnect

• The Value of the "Why" Explanation

Coding for Cognitive Disorders

Seven Steps to Hiring the Right Coders

Coding for Peripheral Neuropathy

ICD-10: Give Them Something to Talk About

• Coding for Hydrocephalus

Coding Tips for Acute Coronary Syndrome

Coding for Congenital Anomalies

Five Tips for Better Radiology Coding

The Nuts and Bolts of IPPS

Coding for Catheter Infections

• The Value of Error Reports

• Coding for Anxiety Disorders

• ICD-10 Testing Strategies

Coding for Diabetic Retinopathy

How to Avoid Leading Queries

• Coding for Cystic Fibrosis

DRGs Get Knocked Off Their Throne

• Coding for Colon and Rectal Cancer

Good Neighbors—Canada’s Experience With Coding Diabetes in ICD-10

Compliance Strategies for the 72-Hour Rule

Coding for Measles

Dispelling Some ICD-10 Myths

Make Revenue Cycle Management a Team Effort

Coding for STDs

• Coding for 'Summertime Blues'

• Secrets to a Successful CAC Interface

• Intent on I-10 Implementation

Coding for Seizures and Epilepsy

ICD-10 Can Strengthen Disease Management

Correctly Coding Catheter Infections

Coding for Hypertension

Coding for Open Wounds

• Coding for Insomnia

• Coding for Intestinal Infections

• Breaking the ASC Codes

Are Post-Acute Care Transfers a Goldmine for RAC Audits?

• Coding for Traumatic Brain Injury

Coding for Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

ICD-10's Reach Goes Beyond HIM

• Coding for Viral Hepatitis

• Coding for Hysterectomy

Physician Buy-In Essential to CDI Programs

• The Coding Enabler

CIOs Discuss ICD-10's Impact

• Coding from Diagnostic Reports

• A Bridge to Better Reimbursement

Time to Fear Medicaid RACs

• Coding for Carcinoid Tumors

• Tick, Tick, Tick—The ICD-10 Deadline Approaches

Coding for Dermatitis

• Writing Effective Physician Queries

• Principal Diagnosis and DRG Assignment Are Cause for Confusion

• Coding for Sepsis and SIRS

• Coding for Diabetes Mellitus

• Coding for Bladder Cancer

• Coding's New World

Make Admission Orders a Priority

• Coding for Acute and Chronic DVT and PE

• Update on Uterine Fibroids With Embolization

• Experts Say Coders Can Excel As CDI Specialists

• Targets in RAC's Crosshairs

• Coding for Norovirus

Coding for Acute Myocardial Infarction

CDI Programs React to Value-Based Purchasing

• Coding for Aortic Conditions

Documenting Death

• Caught in a Coding Conundrum

• Treatment Options for Chronic Kidney Disease

• Regulations Cramp Coder Productivity

Foreign Conquest: Tips for Opening Offshore Operations

• Coding for Liver Cancer

• Chart Auditing: How to Spot Documentation Flaws

ICD-10 Reality Check: It's More Than a Coding Issue

• Coding for Cardiomyopathy

• ICD-10: Two Questions to Ponder

• Coding for Bone Diseases

• Coding for Spina Bifida

• A Documentation Improvement Success Story

Coding for Lung Cancer

• Coding for Brain Aneurysm

• Coding for Dysphagia

• Computing-Assisted Coding Gets the Job Done

• Coding for Postoperative Wound Infection

• Say Hello to Medicaid RACs

• Coding for Thyroid Diseases

• Coding for Prostate Cancer

• Coding for Heart Disease

Learn How ICD-10 Affects Documentation Practices

• Coding for Autism

• Get Relief From Pain Management Codes

• Coding for Lymphoma

• The Connection Between ICD-10 and MU

• Coding for Heart Arrhythmias

• Coding for Peripheral Artery Disease

• New ICD-9-CM Codes Take Effect

• Coding for Menopause

• What Have We Learned From RAC Audits?

• Code for Peripheral Artery Disease

• Coding for Vertebroplasty

• The Importance of Discharge Summaries

• Coding for Joint Replacement

• MAC Attack

• Coding for Chemotherapy Treatment

• Coding for Sleep Apnea

• The Mechanics of Inpatient Chart Review

• Coding for Menstrual Disorders

• Coding for Delirium

• Why Physicians, DRG Coders Should Get Acquainted

• Coding for Shingles

• Coding for Chest Pain

• Coding for Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

• Coding Conundrum: Injections and Infusions

• Coding for Scoliosis

• ICD-10 Timetable — Where Does Your Organization Stand?

• Unclog Difficult Vessel Variation Codes

• Coding for H1N1 Flu

• Coding for Multiple Myeloma

• Acute Renal Failure Update

• Coding for Spinal Cord Injuries

Denials Management Strategies

• Coding for Marfan Syndrome

• The AHA's Central Office: A Hidden Treasure

• Escape Query Quandaries

• Coding for Liver Disease

• A Snapshot of Healthcare 2009

• Separating Fact From Fiction in ICD-9 Coding

• Coding for Gout

• Happy, Healthy & Wise — Keys to Smooth Practice Management

• Coding for Ear Infections

• GEMs: A Training Tool for Coders

Coding for Cerebral Infarction

• Coding for Brain Tumors

• A Coding Balancing Act

• Meet the 2010 ICD-9-CM Codes

• Coding for Radiation Therapy

• CAC: It Still Needs the Human Touch

• Top 10 E/M Coding Flaws

• Coding for Parkinson's Disease

• Medical Decision Making in E/M Coding

• Coding Debridement Revisited

• Coding for Melanoma

• Observations on Coding 'Observation'

Coding for Depression

• Coding for Sleep Disorders

• Toxic Mix: Coding for Sepsis and SIRS

• HIM Transformers

• Coding Checks and Balances

• Coding for Immunotherapy

• Discharge Codes: Let's Go Home ... Or Maybe Not

• DRGs: Still Frustrating After All These Years

• Coding for Injuries

• Ruling Out the "Rule-Out" Diagnosis

• RAC Strategies — It's Your Move

• Coding for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

• Coders vs. Hurricane Ike

• Coding for Dementia

• 5010: Transitioning to the New Standards

• Review of Pregnancy Coding Guidelines

• Coding for Prostate Cancer

• Take Documentation Out of the Dark

• Coding for Deep Vein Thrombosis

• Coding Manager Compliance Advice

• Coding for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

• Coding for Acute Myocardial Infarction

• Benchmarking Cautions

• Coding for Osteoporosis

• Coding for Group B Streptococcus in Pregnancy

• RAC Appeals: More Than Simple Math

• Coding for Glaucoma

• Coding for Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis

• Look North — Canada's Slant on Smooth ICD-10 Strategies

• Coding for Cushing's Syndrome

• Crossing Over to ICD-10

• Coding for Fractures

• Coding for Cognitive Disorders

• Maneuvering Your Way Through RAC Audits

• Outta Here — Hit Your Backlogs Hard

• Neoplasm Coding Guidelines

• Coding for Cochlear Implants and Hearing Loss

• Dealing With Fussy Neonatal Codes

• Coding for Liver Cancer

• Coding for Multiple Sclerosis

• Coding's Support System — Computer-Assisted Coding

• Coding for Thyroid Nodules

• Coding for Scleroderma

New ICD-9-CM Codes Coming Soon

• Coding for Pain Management Services

• Coding for Gastroenteritis

• Coding for Prematurity

• Coding for Schizophrenia

• Seal the Deal — Negotiating Coding Vendor Contracts

• Dirty Tricks: On the Lookout for Inappropriate DRG Denials

• Coding for Brain Injury

• Coding for Electrolyte Disorders

• Coding for Acute Renal Failure

• Coding Under Scrutiny  — The Power of Auditing

• Coding for Lung Biopsy

• Coding for Peripheral Vascular Disease

• Paired for Success — Concurrent Coding Programs

• Coding for Breast Cancer

• Coding for Heart Failure

• RACs: New Sheriff in Town

• Coding for Malnutrition

• A Little Help From Your Friends: Teamwork Among Departments

• Coding for Tendonitis

• Coding for Physician Phone Calls to Patients

• Coding for Bladder Cancer

• Build Your Own DRG

• Coding for Food Allergy

• Coding for Esophageal Cancer

• The Physician Query Quagmire