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AHIMA Announces the End of the Beta Period for CCS and CCA Certification Exams 6/15/18

AHIMA Announces the End of the Beta Period for CCS and CCA Certification Exams 6/15/18

by Mary Beth York, CCS, CCS-P, CIC   AHIMA has announced the end of the beta period for the 2018 Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) and the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) coding credential exams. Immediate scoring will now be available to candidates upon completion of the exam. During the beta period, candidates do not receive immediate results […]

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Why are there so many ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Changes Again This Year?

Why are there so many ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Changes Again This Year?

For 2018, we’ll see the remainder of the approved changes. These changes are meant to ensure both the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS code sets truly represent diagnoses and procedures documented for discharges and patient encounters. Coders will see over 700 changes to the …

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