Providers, nurses, clinical care specialists, health information management (HIM) and utilization review professionals, clinical coders, and clinical documentation integrity specialists (CDISs) are all key to
I am looking forward to attending the ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee meeting at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) headquarters this week.
In some quarters of healthcare, 2015 was the year of the big malaise. Although former President Jimmy Carter never actually uttered the word in his
During recent months I have heard many references to Oct. 1 and ICD-10, but there have been fewer than expected following implementation of the new
The American Medical Association (AMA) has asked that AAPC be added as a cooperating party in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)