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Electronic Health Records

Understanding ICD-10 Codes and Why They’re Important

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

Every disease, injury, and symptom has its own ICD-10 code. But what exactly is their purpose and what makes them so important?

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Medical Billing

What Is Medical Coding and Billing? How does it Streamline a Hospital’s Financial Performance?

By YES HIM Consulting / August 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

At first glance, physicians and nurses would seem to be the ones running the show at medical facilities nationwide. That is a reasonable observation, as they are the people who treat patients. However, there are numerous other individuals working at hospitals, medical facilities and other healthcare settings doing work that makes visits with doctors possible.

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ICD 10 training

Is the ICD-10 PCS Coding and Implementation System Worth the Trouble?

By YES HIM Consulting / August 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

The 10th release of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) is the most recent cutting-edge edition to the system of codes that categorizes every disease or health problem around the globe. The earlier edition was published about four decades ago, and henceforth the release of ICD-10 coding was predicted as a sweeping change in the world of medical coding.

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Coding Tip Instructional Notes and Common Coding Mistakes in ICD-10-CM

By YES HIM Consulting / August 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

The implementation of ICD-10-coding brought about significant changes to the world of coding. With the additions for FY 2017 presently pushing the number of codes to over 70,000, it is crucial to follow the symbols, conventions, and guidelines mentioned throughout the book.

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The HCC Coding Specialist: Benefiting payers, providers, and patients

By Mari Cely / July 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

Why is HCC coding important for patient and providers & how the HCC coding specialist can contribute to benefiting patient quality scores, higher shared saving, and an improved patient experience.

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ICD-10-PCS Guideline Changes

Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) 2020 Proposed Rule: A Detailed Overview

By Ann Zeisset / July 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

A detailed overview of the 2020 Proposed Rule for the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) CMS-1716-P, which was released April 23, 2019 and published in the Federal Register, May 3, 2019.

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Provider Documentation and Delayed Entries

Provider Documentation: Delayed Entries Q&A

By Vanessa Youmans / July 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

A Q&A regarding compliance issues and the proper protocol for handling delayed entries in provider documentation and acceptable time frames.

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EHR: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back?

By YES HIM Consulting / April 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

Electronic health records were projected to make some pretty big waves in terms of change in the healthcare industry. In setting major goals of bringing higher quality care, making medicine safer, empowering patients and being more cost-effective, this new method had some pretty big shoes to fill.

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