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Coding Spinal Procedures
Here’s the scoop on the multiple factors that make these procedures a persistent headache for even veteran coders.

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Web Exclusives (view archive)
• How the Health Care Industry Battles Physician Burnout With Computer Literacy
• Delivering on the Promise of Interoperability With the Patient Access API

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• 44 House Lawmakers Push for Extension of Value-Based Care Incentives

• NAACOS Praises Positive Changes for ACOs in Final CMS Rule

• Social Scores Are Invading Health Care

• HHS Announces Melanie Fontes Rainer as Director of the Office for Civil Rights

• Patients sue Vermont health center, claim it failed to safeguard their info

Blog Speak

Information Blocking: Eight Regulatory Reminders for October 6th

Using Health IT Integration to Address the Drug Overdose Crisis

IT in Health Care Has Produced Modest Changes — So Far

Spotlight on Patient Matching

Patient Identification: Calling on Congress to Make a Difference

Feds Go Postal to Address Patient-Matching Shortcomings

Mastering the Patient Index

By the Numbers


This percentage of patients who participated in an American Medical Association survey stated they were concerned about their health data being used by companies for discriminatory purposes, such as excluding them from opportunities to find housing, gain employment, or receive benefits. They feel efforts to extend privacy should also have protections against discrimination to avoid creating greater inequities.

Quick Code

ICD-10-CM Coding Guideline for the Key Word “With”