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Medical Records Briefing, May 2010

HIM Briefings, May 1, 2010

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This month's issue includes an article on the EHR certification proposed rule, as well as advice for providers on vetting EHR technologies they may be purchasing in the coming months as they move towards achieving meaningful use of EHRs. There is also an article on modifier coding, the first in a two-part series. The issue also features a Q&A on ICD-10 with Gloryanne Bryant, BS, RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCDS, and an article on ICD-10 implementation timelines. The May issue also includes an article on Joint Commission compliance with ongoing record review requirements, a sample policy for correcting physician illegibility issues, and an Minute for the Medical Staff column by Robert S. Gold, MD on recognizing and documenting patient risks.

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