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Cover Story

A Tangled Mess
Tasked with learning on the fly, coders have run into road bumps in an attempt to fully capture COVID-19 conditions.

Featured Articles

The ICD-11 Clock Is Ticking
Eliminating the Problems From Problem Lists
HIM Homebodies
For Hackers, It’s as Simple as 1, 2, 3, 4

Web Exclusives (view archive)
• Rebuilding After COVID-19: Three Business Strategies to Optimize Anesthesia Services
• Patient Engagement During the COVID-19 Pandemic

News (view archive)

• California on the Verge of Instituting New Deidentification Requirements

• 5 Providers Settle After Withholding EHR Access, Violating HIPAA

• Health Care Patient, Donor Data May Have Been Breached

• Survey Shows Lack of Ownership Over Provider Data

• VA Notifies Veterans of Compromised Personal Information

Blog Speak

What Do Clinicians Look for
in Digital Health Products?

Improving Your Odds of Winning
the Value-Based Care Trifecta

Looking for Meaningful Use
in COVID Reporting

Spotlight on Denials 

Are Auditors Playing Fair?

Home Health Agencies Face Documentation Hurdles

Denial Reasons You Never Saw Coming

By the Numbers


Research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that physicians spent an average of this many minutes and 14 seconds per encounter using EHRs, with chart review (33%), documentation (24%), and ordering (17%) functions accounting for most of the time.

Quick Code

FY 2021 ICD-10-CM Code Update

Is There an ICD-10-CM for Personal History of COVID-19 or Sequela?