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Health Reform Brings Changes, More Work for HIM

Recovery Auditor Report, April 1, 2010

After an eventful week on Capitol Hill, HIM directors are likely wondering how health reform will affect them. Understanding what is in the bill is an important first step to figuring out what is on the horizon. Only then can HIM directors begin to figure out how to manage those changes.

"It will be awhile until all of this is flushed out and there is a clearer picture for the impact on HIM or other healthcare professionals," says Darice Grzybowski, MA, RHIA, FAHIMA, president of HIMentors, LLC, in Westchester, IL. After all, many of the provisions don't go into effect until several years in the future.
 
This article first appeared in HealthLeaders Media Daily News & Analysis.
 
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