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Dual Coding is a Game Changer for ICD-10 Success

What can your hospital do right now to prepare for dual coding? Join 3M HIS’s Julia Palmer and Julie Tyson for a complimentary webinar to learn more about the power of dual coding. Discover how to improve coding accuracy and efficiency, how to educate coders and physicians, and how to create a successful and sustainable program for your organization.

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Take a Look at What CMS is Planning for 2015
Is your organization ready for the coding and reimbursement changes taking effect on or after January 1, 2015? Learn more about this rule in Healthcare Business Monthly, where Barbara Aubry examines the proposed changes, including the revision of some CPT codes, changes to chronic care management, and more.

Talk Ten Tuesdays - Tuesday, September 23, 2014 ICD-10: The Trek to Capitol Hill
In this podcast from ICD10monitor's "Talk Ten Tuesdays," 3M research director Richard Averill discusses the Capitol Hill briefing presented by the Coalition for ICD-10 for Congressional staff. He says the Coalition is united in its support of the October 15, 2015 ICD-10 implementation date. The Capitol Hill briefing offered perspectives on the benefits of ICD-10 from a panel of industry leaders, as well as addressing many ICD-10 myths and misconceptions.

Collaborating for Documentation Quality
Jill Devrick writes about documentation quality management and its importance to medical transcriptionists and other healthcare documentation specialists, in this follow up to her July article from Advance for Healthcare Professionals.

Amerigroup Texas Launches Collaborative Effort to Improve Quality Outcomes of Medicaid Plan Members
Amerigroup Texas has teamed with Treo Solutions, part of 3M Health Information Systems, to provide new tools for population health management. These analytics are aimed at identifying potentially avoidable care costs such as unnecessary hospital admissions and emergency visits, and preventable re-admissions.

CAC's Effect on Accuracy Rates
Has computer-assisted coding (CAC) had an impact on coding accuracy and timeliness? For The Record asked Katherine Lusk, Chief Health Information Management and Exchange Officer for Children’s Medical Center Dallas. Using the 3M 360 Encompass System, Children’s Dallas reports significant increases in coder productivity and case mix index.

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