Have You Heard? – June 21, 2018
ICD10monitor editorial board member, consultant and trainer Laurie Johnson observes that the 2018 ICD-10-CM provides very little for coding sexual harassment. Check out the results of her research, in her article recently posted on the ICD10monitor website.
ICD-10-CM Lacks Detail for Sexual Harassment
Have You Heard? – June 13, 2018
Earlier this year we posted about an infographic summarizing AAPC Product Marketing Manager Alex McKinley’s concept of “5 Traits of a Rock Star Medical Coder”. One of those key traits is problem-solving ability. Here’s an article that appeared on the Fast Company website on honing your skills at problem solving:
5 Ways to Hone Your Problem Solving Abilities
Have You Heard? – February 9, 2018
In our Twitter feed (https://twitter.com/hbollc) we recently tweeted the link to an article on minimizing workplace negativity. Many think it’s a problem that they can’t really affect, but then again, maybe you can make a difference:
Minimizing Negativity in the Workplace
Have You Heard? – January 24, 2018
In a December 7, 2016 blog post on the AAPC website, AAPC Product Marketing Manager Alex McKinley introduced the concept of “5 Traits of a Rockstar Medical Coder”. The post included an infographic that explains the 5 traits:
- Critical thinker
- Detail oriented
That was a great way to capture the 5 areas of skills that all good coders have and continuously improve upon, and those qualities are still applicable today. We’ll have more to say about honing your skills for each of the traits, but for now, download the PDF of the infographic below:
Infographic- 5 Traits of a Rockstar Medical Coder
Have You Heard? – January 3, 2018
New Medicare cards (minus the beneficiary’s SSN) will be mailed out starting April 1, 2018. Get the latest update on the CMS site by clicking on the link below.
New Medicare cards to be mailed in April
Have You Heard? – June 16, 2017
Billing firm Capture Billing & Consulting Inc. recently posted an article that gives 5 tips on coding chronic care management. Check it out in the PDF that you can download by clicking on the link below.
5 Tips for Chronic Care Management coding
Have You Heard? – June 7, 2017
A recent article that appeared on the website for the magazine For the Record discussed the aspect of Z codes and social determinant data. The World Health Organization has stated in its website that “The social determinants of health are mostly responsible for health inequities.” Do you think there’s some issue of privacy here?
Don’t Sleep on Z Codes