Navigation Links
AHIMA Signs Contract With CMS for ICD-10 Implementation Assessment and Training
Date:10/3/2007

CHICAGO, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) today announced it will provide ICD-10 implementation assessment and training consultation services for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) following AHIMA's signing of a contract with the nation's healthcare policy-making agency.

Specifically, the contract requires AHIMA to determine ICD-10's impact(s) on CMS; develop ICD-10 integrated project and implementation plans for CMS; conduct training needs assessment and provide CMS with coding expertise and assistance.

"AHIMA is proud to serve CMS through the provisions of this contract. We were awarded the contract based on CMS' determination that AHIMA is the most qualified organization capable of satisfying the criteria for a successful execution," said Linda Kloss, AHIMA chief executive officer. The contract calls for an initial year and four option years.

Supporting Kloss' assertion are the more than six decades of AHIMA experience in the use and development of classification for diseases. Moreover, AHIMA served as one of a handful of cooperating parties that determined the guidelines for the use of ICD-9-CM, the current US classification mechanism that many in healthcare, including AHIMA, believe has long outlived its usefulness.

There are three subcontractors working with AHIMA on this project, each responsible for a separate element of the classification process. Symphony Corp. will provide data collection team leaders and IT consultants, while Vangent Inc. will handle business process analysts and data monitoring. The RAND Corp. will be responsible for cost estimates.

About AHIMA

AHIMA is the nation's leading professional Association for health information management, representing more than 51,000 specially educated, trained and certified professionals, working throughout the healthcare industry. HIM professionals serve healthcare and the public by managing, ana
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Health Information Management Association
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Filtration treatment assigns more live kidney donation
2. Depressed women show signs of earlier onset of Perimenopause
3. More signs to an approaching migraine attack
4. An Indian Bride with signs of SARS
5. Recognize Heart Attack Signs
6. Parents Should Look For Signs Of Children Becoming Overweight
7. Early Warning Signs Of Heart Disease
8. Warning Signs On Powered Baby Milk
9. Genetical Screening Can Detect Early Signs Of Multiple Sclerosis
10. Diagnosis of Alzheimers years before clinical signs emerge
11. President and Founder of National Obesity Forum Resigns
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/17/2014)... -- Expectant parents should leave prenatal picture-taking to medical ... Use of ultrasound imaging and heartbeat monitors to get ... agency warns. "Although there is a lack ... and heartbeat monitors, prudent use of these devices by ... FDA biomedical engineer, said in an agency news release. ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Dec. 16, ... America, and work commitment is a big reason why, new ... said Dr. Mathias Basner, an assistant professor of sleep and ... of Medicine. A time-use survey of nearly 125,000 Americans, ... main activity exchanged for sleep. Short sleepers -- those who ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 15, 2014 South Florida’s leading urgent care ... can be a daze of hassle, hustle, and bustle that ... decking halls, to burns when making special meals and heartburn ... can happen at any time. To prevent this season of ... made a list of helpful and healthful holiday tips to ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... News) -- Expert pilots process visual information more efficiently ... better decisions during landings, a new study shows. ... pilots to master, and 36 percent of all airplane ... final approach and landing. Researchers monitored the brain ... pilots while they were at the controls of a ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 15, 2014 At the leading, long-established ... AutismOne and Focus Autism will welcome ... research on the effects of toxins to children’s health, ... information. , Luminaries such as Dr. Lucija Tomljenovic ... with esteemed, credentialed colleagues of the United States to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:FDA Warns Against Fetal 'Keepsake' Videos 2Health News:Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds 2Health News:Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds 3Health News:MD Now Urgent Care Presents Healthy Holiday Tips 2Health News:MD Now Urgent Care Presents Healthy Holiday Tips 3Health News:Study Shows Why Expert Pilots Are Experts 2Health News:AutismOne and Focus Autism Collaborate on Scientific Conference; International Group of Researchers to Present in Chicago, May 2015 2Health News:AutismOne and Focus Autism Collaborate on Scientific Conference; International Group of Researchers to Present in Chicago, May 2015 3
... planning to phase out junk food and make exercise mandatory, ... Department to counter childhood obesity//. , ,These recommendations follow ... were being sent to dieticians. , ,The NSW report, ... the biggest study of its kind in the country. The ...
... been awarded with discount shopping cards in return for ... clinic as part of the HIV/AIDS awareness program//. ... Nation's AIDS-prevention agency India has largest number of people, ... virus. ,Sushena Reza-Paul of the Karnataka Health ...
... Pradesh today in protest against dismissal of AIIMS director ... junior doctors observed a `symbolic' strike and a large ... some time condemning the sacking of Venugopal., ,Terming ... the strike was "symbolic and we have no intention ...
... Manchester is reportedly treating patients with mouth and throat cancer ... ,Sources at the Manchester cancer hospital explained that ... doctors at Christie Hospital in Didsbury, Manchester, are planning to ... clinical trail basis. They hope to try and reduce the ...
... expressed their concerns over the practice of "Breast Ironing" ... is used to stunt breast growth in girls by mothers// ... own good. ,It is aimed at warding off ... objects pressed against the developing breasts in teenaged girls. "Breast ...
... is brandishing a piece of his own skull, an ... visitors//. ,The Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Hospital in Kalyani, ... no less visitors than any museum these days with ... getting electrocuted from a high-voltage wire, holding his own ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Man Holds Own Skull in Bengal Medical Miracle 2
(Date:12/15/2014)... , Dec. 15, 2014  Colorado and Washington ... legalized adult use of cannabis. Oregon , ... ended prohibition during the November 2014 elections. ... - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141212/164153LOGO The benefits of ... and obvious benefits like the increased tax revenue for state ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... As medical device manufacturers join pharmaceutical companies ... standard, content teams have a greater role to play ... the standard. Starting January 2015, Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL) ... benefits and the critical aspects of implementing SPL. ... Howard Shatz , DCL,s SPL expert, and will ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 15, 2014   DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. ... nation,s largest and most innovative health care communities, ... DaVita Clinical Research  (DCR) and  HealthCare Partners Clinical ... its extensive clinical research and data analytics services, ... and end-stage renal disease (ESRD), as well as ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CannaInsider.com Estimates 200,000 New Jobs in the Cannabis Industry by 2015 2Data Conversion Laboratory Helping Life Sciences Content Producers Understand the Impact and Benefits of Structured Product Labeling 2Data Conversion Laboratory Helping Life Sciences Content Producers Understand the Impact and Benefits of Structured Product Labeling 3DaVita Clinical Research and HealthCare Partners Clinical Research to Merge and Expand Clinical Trials and Data Analytics Capabilities 2DaVita Clinical Research and HealthCare Partners Clinical Research to Merge and Expand Clinical Trials and Data Analytics Capabilities 3DaVita Clinical Research and HealthCare Partners Clinical Research to Merge and Expand Clinical Trials and Data Analytics Capabilities 4
... Inc. (Nasdaq: MEDH ), formerly CBaySystems Holdings ... for the U.S. healthcare system, today announced the closing ... its common stock.  The shares began trading on February ... ticker symbol MEDH. In the offering, ...
... SPRING, Md., Feb. 11, 2011 The U.S. Food ... the first X-ray mammography device that provides three-dimensional (3-D) ... diagnosis. (Logo:   http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) ... the breast that is the best tool for early ...
Cached Medicine Technology:MedQuist Holdings Inc. Announces Closing of Its Initial U.S. Public Offering and Acquisition of Additional Shares of MedQuist Inc. 2MedQuist Holdings Inc. Announces Closing of Its Initial U.S. Public Offering and Acquisition of Additional Shares of MedQuist Inc. 3FDA Approves First 3-D Mammography Imaging System 2
Ethicon, medium clip size, 10mm, rotatable take apart...
Solid phase capture sandwich ELISA assay using a microwell format....
The C-Reactive Protein (CRP) assay is used for the quantitative analysis of C-reactive protein in human serum and plasma. Kit is for use with the Abbot Laboratories Aeroset, ARCHITECT c8000 or ARCHI...
... first compact, broad menu clinical chemistry analyzer ... treatment setting. Care givers can now perform ... than one minute of hands-on time. Complete ... to larger, expensive laboratory analyzers are available ...
Medicine Products: