Archive by tag: ICD-10-CMReturn
Understanding Munchausen Syndrome and New 2019 Coding Guidelines
What do you do when you suspect that one of your patients is faking their medical symptoms? In some cases, you may find yourself looking for signs of a rare disorder connected with this type of behavior called Munchausen Syndrome. In this article, we discuss not only some common warning signs of this condition that you might encounter but also how to code it accurately once it is verified.
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| Categories: AIHC Professional Articles, Mental and Physical Health, AIHC Free CEU Articles | Tags: Providers, CMS, Coding, ICD-10, ICD-10-CM, Healthcare Employees, Training, Munchausen Syndrome, Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy, Factitious Disorder, FBI, DSM-5, Continuing Education | View Count: (314)
Heart Health and Compliance: Reflections for American Heart Month
February is a month filled with hearts. With the endless rows of heart-shaped boxes at the store, internal debates about the health merits of chocolate, and reminders of American Heart Month, you cannot escape discussions surrounding this important organ. Healthcare providers can keep hearts healthy for Valentine’s Day this year by working with patients to help manage their risk factors for heart disease, like high blood pressure or cholesterol.
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| Categories: AIHC Free CEU Articles, AIHC Professional Articles, Mental and Physical Health | Tags: CDC, Department of Veterans Affairs, National Institutes of Health, Providers, HIPAA Covered Entities, HIPAA, Security, Privacy, Compliance, CDI, Coding, ICD-10, ICD-10-CM, Mobile Devices, mHealth, EHR, Continuing Education, Healthcare Employees, Training, Heart Health | View Count: (378)
Care, Coding, and Cybersecurity: Healthcare Applications of Artificial Intelligence
In some ways, AI can almost be like an employee, requiring training before fulfilling its purpose. In healthcare, AI has the potential to support everything from patient care to cybersecurity. As opportunities for healthcare applications of AI increase, it becomes even more important that both the individuals developing these programs and people using AI programs at work have obtained the training needed to ensure success.
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| Categories: AIHC Professional Articles, Cybersecurity, Health IT | Tags: Department of Veterans Affairs, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, FDA, Small Business Innovation Research, Government Accountability Office, CMS, OIG, Providers, HIPAA Covered Entities, HIPAA, Security, Compliance, Coding, Billing, ICD-10, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, Cyberattacks, Artificial Intelligence, Texting, Healthcare Employees, Training, Diabetes, Mental Health | View Count: (365)
Compliance Programs Require Maintaining Your Coding Skills!
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Compliance Guidances for the health care industry states that organizations should be auditing, monitoring, and continually educating individuals responsible for appropriate documentation and coding. ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes were recently updated, along with the Official Coding Guidelines. Are your skills current?
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| Categories: Compliance | Tags: Coding, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, OIG | View Count: (560)
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