Health Information Management

Medical Records Briefing, April 2010

HIM Briefings, April 1, 2010

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This month's issue includes an article on HIMs role in surviving recovery audit contractor (RAC) activity, as well an article on how to bridge the divide that often exists between HIM and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) staff members. In addition, this issue contains an expanded section on EHRs, including an article on work flow, as well as a helpful checklist for providers to use when comparing their EHRs with the meaningful use measures required to receive EHR incentives. The issue also contains a training tool for staff on E-code use, as well as a case study on why centralizing your HIM department may make more sense than you realize. Finally, there is an article on code sequencing in light of current RAC coding audits.

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