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Analysis of Final Rule for FY 2004 Revisions to the Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System

Author: AHIMA Policy and Government Relations Team

Source: AHIMA regulation analysis

Publication Date: August 02, 2003


The final rule regarding FY 2004 revisions to the Medicare hospital inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) was published in the August 1, 2003 issue of the Federal Register. This rule becomes effective on October 1, 2003. This analysis will cover changes to DRG classifications, add-on payme....

Analysis of Final Rule for FY 2003 Revisions to the Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System

Author: AHIMA Policy and Government Relations Team

Source: AHIMA regulation analysis

Publication Date: August 02, 2002


The final rule regarding FY 2003 revisions to the Medicare hospital inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) was published in the August 1, 2002 issue of the Federal Register.



This rule becomes effective on October 1, 2002.This analysis will cover changes to DRG classificat....

Analysis of Final Rule for 2004 Revisions to the Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System

Author: AHIMA Policy and Government Relations Team

Source: AHIMA regulation analysis

Publication Date: December 02, 2003


The final rule regarding calendar year 2004 revisions to the Medicare hospital outpatient prospective payment system (PPS) was published in the November 7, 2003 issue of the Federal Register (the proposed rule was published in the August 12, 2003 issue). This rule becomes effective on January....

Analysis of Final Rule for 2003 Revisions to the Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System

Author: AHIMA Policy and Government Relations Team

Source: AHIMA regulation analysis

Publication Date: November 24, 2002

The final rule regarding calendar year 2003 revisions to the Medicare hospital outpatient prospective payment system (PPS) was published in the November 1, 2002 issue of the Federal Register.   This rule becomes effective on January 1, 2003.   This analysis will cover significant....

AHIMA Testifies in Support of ICD-10

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2001


The "replacement [of ICD-9-CM, Volume 3] with a new procedural coding system for inpatient services is absolutely necessary and ICD-10-PCS meets the criteria for such a replacement system," said Linda Kloss, MA, RHIA, AHIMA's executive vice president and CEO. Kloss also argued that &q....

AHIMA Supports Patient Friendly Billing Project

Author: Squazzo, Jessica

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: September 2003


Joining the American Hospital Association, the Medical Group Management Association, and others, AHIMA announced its endorsement of the Patient Friendly Billing Project. Led by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), the project was established in 2000 to help create a more pat....

AHIMA Submits Comments on Substance Abuse and Mental Health Records

Author: Gordon, Lynne Thomas

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: June 25, 2014

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is pleased to submit these comments on Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Applicability of 42 CFR Part 2, Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Records.

AHIMA is committed to promoting and advocating for high quality research, best practices and effective standards in health information and to actively contributing to the development and advancement of health information professionals worldwide. AHIMA’s enduring goal is quality healthcare through quality information. These comments provide AHIMA’s responses to several of SAMSHA’s questions.

AHIMA's Response to HCFA on the Notice of Proposed Rule-Making on the Proposed Prospective Payment System for Hospital Outpatient Services

Author: Kloss, Linda L

Source: AHIMA testimony and comments

Publication Date: January 06, 1999


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The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is pleased to have the opportunity to submit comments on the proposed prospective payment system for hospital outpatient services.

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AHIMA Special E-Alert (March 26, 2012)

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Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: March 26, 2012

AHIMA announces the Grace Award, recognizing employer excellence in health information management, and a new advertising campaign positioning AHIMA-credentialed professionals as critical to providing the highest quality healthcare.

AHIMA Special E-Alert (July 31, 2014)

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: July 31, 2014

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced today that the compliance date for the ICD10 code set has been finalized. As expected, the implementation date for ICD10 will be October 1, 2015, according to a news release from HHS.

AHIMA Special E-Alert (April 1, 2014)

Author: AHIMA Staff

Source: AHIMA newsletter

Publication Date: April 01, 2014

FAQs concerning technical difficulties with continuing education units (CEUs) through the AHIMA website, the Commission on Certification for Health Informatics and Information Management (CCHIIM)'s suspension of the Certified Coding Specialist exam, and the recent ICD-10 delay by Congress and how it affects ICD-10 exams.

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