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COVID-19 News and Resources

This page offers health information management professionals an authoritative source for healthcare-relevant news, resources, strategies, and perspectives on the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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July 31, 2020

CMS Announces New ICD-10-PCS Codes for COVID-19 Treatments, Effective Aug. 1

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services implemented 12 new ICD-10-PCS codes to describe the introduction or infusion of therapeutics for the treatment of COVID-19, including remdesivir and convalescent plasma,…

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July 23, 2020

COVID-19 & Work Life of HIM Professionals: An IFHIMA Survey

IFHIMA conducted a survey of its membership who are representative of the WHO regions, including Africa, the Americas, Eastern Mediterranean, Europe, South East Asia, and Western Pacific. 

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July 16, 2020

The Art of the Possible

An inside look at Indiana University Health’s massive effort to scale its telehealth and virtual services program in the era of COVID-19.

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JULY 7, 2020

COVID-19 Magnifies Urgent Need for Patient Identification Strategies

In a Virtual Capitol Hill briefing officials discussed patient identification issues that have cropped up in coronavirus...

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July 7, 2020

Think Ahead for Telehealth Security and COVID-19

HIM professionals need to think not just about what is necessary to enable clinicians to communicate and exchange information in the moment but also about the impact that relaxed standards…

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July 7, 2020

Health Information Management Best Practices for Quality Health Data During the COVID-19 Global Pandemic

The emergence of the deadly COVID-19 virus, resulting in the current worldwide pandemic requires effective information management and accurate data reporting to enable the healthcare community’s efforts to learn as much as possible about this specific strain of coronavirus and halt the pandemic. 

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