Nov 1st, 2012
By Jacqueline J. Stack, BSHA, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CFPC, CIMC, CPEDC No doubt you’ve heard that moving to ICD-10-CM will give you more specific choices for coding diagnoses. This data-driven code set will enable us to code to the highest level of specificity. But our ability to do that will still rely on how well ...
Aug 1st, 2012
By Erin Andersen, CPC, CHC The age of electronic health records (EHRs) has begun. The days of deciphering illegible chicken scratches, cajoling busy physicians to write more than 10 words, and extensive searches for missing charts will one day be extinct. The EHR allows coders to work from home, promises a more complete record, timesaving ...