Author: Barta, Ann; McNeill, Gale C.; Meli, Peggy L.; Wall, Kathleen E.; Zeisset, Ann M.
Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes
Publication Date: May 2008
You Can Do Research with Longitudinal Data: Measuring Breast Cancer Stage with Medicare Claim Data Using Latent Growth Curve Modeling
Although the US is still waiting on legislative or regulatory action establishing an ICD-10-CM implemention date, HIM professionals should start familiarizing themselves with the classification system to prepare for its future use.
What Is ICD-10-CM?
Author: Meli, Peggy L.; Sivo, Stephen
Source: AHIMA Convention
Publication Date: October 10, 2007
On January 1, 2002, approximately 2,278,269 women alive had a history of breast cancer in the United States. Moreover, based on rates from 2000 through 2002, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime.1
Ironically, these very fac....