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Respiratory Diagnoses

Refresh With YES: Respiratory Diagnoses Spotlight | 2 CEUs

By YES HIM Consulting / March 27, 2020 / 0 Comments

YES HIM Consulting partners with leading industry experts and nationwide-recognized educators to provide cutting-edge education to our coders, auditors, and clients. We provide the most up-to-date content with a practical approach compliant with latest HIM & coding guidelines. The ICD-10-CM Refresh With YES webinar series provides refresher courses for coders and auditors. These courses offer a practical review to complex ICD-10-CM topics, provided by our nationally recognized educators and our YES HIM Executive team. The Refresh With YES: Respiratory Diagnoses webinar consists of 15-21 modules that examine Respiratory diagnoses, such as COPD, Respiratory Failure, Pneumonia, and Asthma.

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Coronavirus

Coding for Coronavirus Outbreak: Interim Guidance from the CDC

By Ann Zeisset / February 28, 2020 / 0 Comments

On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease outbreak a public health emergency of international concern (CDC, 2020). This outbreak of the respiratory disease caused by the novel (new) coronavirus was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. It has rapidly spread, and, according to the CDC, has been detected in 37 locations internationally, including cases in the United States. As a result of the public health emergency, the document, “Announcement New ICD-10-CM Code 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19),” was released to provide guidance on coding this virus.

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CPT Updates

CPT Changes for 2020 – Part Two

By Teri Jorwic / January 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

CPT 2020 changes took effect on January 1, 2020. In Part 2, we continue with a discussion of revisions in the Evaluation and Management, and Medicine sections, along with an overview of updates in the Radiology, Pathology and Laboratory, and the new Category III codes.

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CPT Changes

New Year, New Codes: CPT Changes for 2020

By Teri Jorwic / December 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

As we turn the calendar to a new decade, the 2020 CPT code changes take effect. This year there are a total of 394 changes to CPT, bringing the total number of codes to 10,471. This includes 248 new codes, 71 deletions, and 75 code revisions, according to the American Medical Association (AMA). This is Part 1 of a 2-Part Series. In this article, we will discuss the changes in the Surgery Section.

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Strategic Plan

Crafting Your Organization’s Strategic Plan For A Successful Year

By YES HIM Consulting / December 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

The healthcare and health information management industry is no stranger to constant changes and evolutions. To successfully navigate the future – and be prepared for anything – healthcare organizations need to craft a strategic plan. A strategic plan is beneficial for everyone: It allows the company owner to identify which goals will help grow the organization, and it helps the employees foster that growth by accomplishing the necessary objectives and increasing productivity.

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Medical Coding Classes and the Importance of a Coding Education

By YES HIM Consulting / August 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Medical coding and health information management can be an extremely rewarding and lucrative field, which makes the value of a coding education, priceless.

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Best Practices for Providing Your Team with Valuable Coding Education

By YES HIM Consulting / July 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Ongoing coding education has proven to be a necessity in terms of keeping up with the industry’s constantly-evolving learning curve, but how do you ensure your organization is receiving the proper coding education that it needs?

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Case Study: Coding Quality Improvement Plan for Healthcare Facility Acquisition of a Large Physician Group

By YES HIM Consulting / June 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

This case study summary provides an analysis on the unique challenges a medical facility faces when merging with independent practices (I.E. the impact on overall medical coding quality, turnover rate, and productivity), and the solutions we have crafted to be implemented for maximum results.

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Coding Audits

Selecting the right coding audit company for your organization

By YES HIM Consulting / June 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

With more and more companies looking beyond their own departments to outsource this task, it’s important to consider the key factors of choosing a coding audit vendor that is just the right fit.

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Patient Experience

End-to-end patient experience becomes top priority in today’s evolving revenue cycle

By YES HIM Consulting / June 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

End-to-end patient experience becomes top priority in today’s evolving revenue cycle   Regardless of how good the average experience of a patient has been during their time at any given healthcare system, what often determines their general memories of their experience is the financial resolution that follows after. High costs and/or a difficult payment process can […]

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