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How to Land Your First HIM Job

At the recent AHIMA 2014 Convention, Kayce Dover, President & CEO of HIM Connections presented tips on landing your first HIM job. With that presentation, Kayce and TrustHCS provided a sheet with these tips for first time HIM job seekers. Click here to access the...

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Now What?

With ICD-10 delay, the first question on most minds is, "Now what?" The team of TrustHCS experts and consultants who have spent the past several years helping organizations train and prepare for this change share the following recommendations as part of the adjusted...

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Growth in the Clinical Documentation Improvement Profession?

ICD-10 continues to morph healthcare operations. We’ve seen the increased demand for coding professionals to include an additional 23% demand on top of a 30% deficit before ICD-10 was even considered (see State of HIM report). Now an in-depth article has been made available through the Online Research Journal that provides a great deal of information on the growth of the Clinical Documentation Specialist (CDS) profession.

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Getting the Landing Gears Down for ICD-10-CMS/PCS Arrival

With the recent announcement from AHIMA that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has confirmed to hold firm on the October 1, 2014 date for ICD-10, we look to be cleared for landing! Despite the American Medical Association’s best efforts to convince CMS to abandon the conversion, the announcement should be viewed as a clear signal to everyone that you better have everything in place to get the job done and make touchdown on October 1, 2014.

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