UnitedHealthcare and the American Medical Association have joined forces to enable healthcare organizations and payers to use ICD-10 codes for social determinants of health.
By combining traditional medical data with self-reported SDOH data, the codes trigger referrals to social and government services to address people’s unique needs. KEY
Medical coding is a key component of revenue cycle management. When done efficiently and accurately, it helps ensure hospitals are properly reimbursed for the
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) has announced a collaboration with the American Health Care Association (AHCA) to provide in-depth coding and clinical
In October 2015, physicians across the United States transitioned from the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Ninth Revision to the
Starting October 1, skilled nursing facility operators will have no choice but to become proficient with a specific type of medical coding that previously