HS100 Unit 7 Essay

980 Words Mar 19th, 2014 4 Pages
Medical Office Management

Kaplan University

CURRENT ISSUES
Modern Healthcare (2014, February 17) Vol. 44 Issue 7. Retrieved from http://eds.b.ebscohost.com.lib.kaplan.edu/eds/detail?vid=2&sid=d9a8e670-8b72-4046-81cebf8aa0879a68%40sessionmgr113&hid=102&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWRzLWxpdmU%3d#db=bth&AN=94517676.
This article discusses how the implementation of the new ICD10 codes are costing more than originally planned. All practices are required to use 2014-certified electronic health-record technology in order to receive funding from a federal electronic health record incentive program. The new estimates for the ICD10 implantation include the cost of such things as education, IT and documentation
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PROFESSIONAL JOURNALS
Tran, Jiaxin; Cennimo, David; Chen, Sophia; Altschuler,Eric L. Medical Education online. (2013) Vol. 18. Retrieved from http://eds.a.ebscohost.com.lib.kaplan.edu/eds/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=6bb094e9-64b3-4456-bf4c-e978186477bb%40sessionmgr4003&vid=16&hid=4210
This educational journal on teaching medical billing and coding to medical students discusses the idea of teaching medical students how to code for outpatient office visits known as Evaluation & Management (E&M) Services. The students were given 1 hour lectures on the 3 aspects of E&M services. The purpose of the study was to see if teaching medical students the aspects of coding E&M services would help to reduce the amount of incorrect E&M codes therefore reducing the amount of rejected claims.

Freymann Fontenot, Sarah. Physician Executive. (2013) Vol. 39 Issue 6. Retrieved from http://eds.b.ebscohost.com.lib.kaplan.edu/eds/results?sid=482b9d42-3475-4d33-9c6e-1a39d3f63596%40sessionmgr111&vid=6&hid=102&bquery=medical+health+records&bdata=JmNsaTA9RlQmY2x2MD1ZJnR5cGU9MCZzaXRlPWVkcy1saXZl
This medical journal on The affordable care act and electronic health care records discusses how the affordable care act(ACA) encouraged the continuing development of electronic health records(EHRs) to help lower costs and improve the quality of the care received. The biggest concern with the implementation of EMRs is confidentiality.

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