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overcome any trepidation.
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Editor's Note Trading Places … Again M
Integrating Genetic Testing in EHRs Saves Time, P
Audit Alley By Geneva Schlabach
systems track how many cases are worked daily. Tr
Technology Trends By Becki Carley, RHIA
denials occur often because clinical documentatio
Coding Spinal Procedures By SELENA CHAVIS T mult
These cases can create a lot of angst for coders,
Wendy Gorrie, RHIT, CCS, CPC, CIC, an ou
she says. “For example, thousands of dollars repr
Prompt Response Required By Susan Chapman, MA, MF
The latest update to the Cures Act means all ele
delay. The Cures Act isn't limiting us to what is
the tests can decide when to release the results
THE POSSIBILITIES ABOUND By
F Bureau of Labor Statistics.
professionals typically utilize data analysis sys
For students looking to enter the health informat
Referential Treatment While a recent study touts
generic probabilistic algorithm, it won't be as a
uncomfortable. If we wanted to go with a referent
Documentation Dilemmas By Leigh Poland, RHIA
reimbursement rates for patients who have more se
HIPAA Challenges By Rita Bowen, MA, RHIA, CH
Each state's law has different requiremen
2022 Education Guide Davenport's undergraduat
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