Part IV in this series discusses expanding HIM’s visibility and enhancing organizational processes via authorization denial management. In my prior article, I discussed the value of payer policy management, and mentioned that “no authorization” denials represent 10-15 percent of all denials. This focused denial category presents another opportunity for health…
Part III in this series discusses expanding HIM’s visibility with payer policy management. As you may know, the purpose of this series of articles is to expand the visibility of health information management (HIM) professionals and utilize their skills to benefit organizations. I think it’s time for HIM to take…
April 21, 2021

A Career Well Spent

Talk Ten Tuesdays contributor Laurie M. Johnson has just about seen it all during a long career in the fields coding and consulting. EDITOR’S NOTE: Laurie Johnson is a longtime contributor to ICD10monitor and Talk Ten Tuesdays. You can hear her live reports during the latter every Tuesday at 10…
From time spent as an intern to now being the founder of a revenue cycle consulting service, Susan Gatehouse has learned the value of collaboration. To give you an idea of how much the industry has changed over the years, when I graduated in 1990, health information management (HIM) was…
Gloryanne Bryant savors her journey in healthcare and her relationship with AHIMA, explaining that what she enjoys most is growing, expanding, learning, leading, advocating, sharing, and ever importantly, volunteering, which is available to all. This is Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week, and I was asked to take some time to…
Four AHIMA members tell stories of their journey into healthcare as we observe Health Information Professional (HIP) Week. ICD10monitor and Talk Ten Tuesdays are currently recognizing Health Information Professional (HIP) Week, sponsored by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). As part of this recognition, we asked four of our…
Health Information Professional (HIP) Week is here, and we celebrate the tireless contributions they make in the lives of patients and providers alike, especially now during the coronavirus era— a time when, unlike any before, the focus on data is intense. And thanks to the training and education provided by…
Dear Colleague, Please join me in recognizing the outstanding work done every day by dedicated and compassionate Health Information Professionals (HIPs). We here at ICD10monitor, and Talk Ten Tuesdays extend our sincere appreciation to those healthcare workers who toil endlessly at their stations – either on the floor, bedside, or…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE               For more information, please contact: Mike Bittner Media and Communications Manager 312-233-1087 emailProtector.addCloakedMailto("ep_96062ef8", 1);emailProtector.addCloakedMailto("ep_9a954f2b", 1); Health Information Professionals Week Set for April 18-24, 2021 The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) will honor and celebrate health information professionals during the 32nd annual Health Information Professionals…
HIP Week is April 18 Through April 24. Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week will be recognized April 18 through April 24 according to the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).   It has been established that the third week in April will be HIP Week.   The theme of this year’s HIP…
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