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OrHIMA e-Alert — October 22, 2021

OrHIMA e-Alert — October 22, 2021Inside this Issue: FY2022 ICD-10-PCS Update – Root Operation by Root Operation by Lynn Kuehn 2021 Virtual OrHIMA Fall Institute OrHIMA ROI Workshop

OrHIMA ROI Workshop

OrHIMA ROI WorkshopJoin us for the OrHIMA ROI Workshop, November 30, 2021, from 8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. PST. Listen to the following speakers share their knowledge regarding releasing health information. You won't want to miss this webinar! Register today! Speakers:...

OrHIMA e-Alert — October 15, 2021

OrHIMA e-Alert — October 15, 2021Inside this Issue: Closing Gaps in Care and Stemming Adverse Consequences for the Most Vulnerable New OCR Leader Likely to Focus on Data Access, Security  AMA Announces CPT Code Update for Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Volunteers Needed...

OrHIMA Education Update — October 12, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update — October 12, 2021Inside this issue: 2021 Virtual OrHIMA Fall Institute 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational Courses for Key ICD-10 CM/PCS Topics

ePursuit Newsletter — October 2021

ePursuit Newsletter — October 2021Inside this issue: President Report HHS Office for Civil Rights Issues Guidance on HIPAA, COVID-19 Vaccinations, and the Workplace Director of Education Report Job Board Director of Public Relations FTC Gets into the Breach...

OrHIMA e-Alert — October 8, 2021

OrHIMA e-Alert — October 8, 2021Inside this issue: Have You Met Your AHIMA Recertification Requirements? Updates, Reimbursement Policies Could Improve Coding CDC: Flu and COVID-19 Vaccines Can Be Given Simultaneously

2021 Virtual OrHIMA Fall Institute

2021 Virtual OrHIMA Fall InstituteJoin us for the 2021 Virtual OrHIMA Fall Institute on October 23, 2021. There will be a few live sessions offered, along with several pre-recorded (on-demand) sessions. Can't make it to the live sessions? That's not a problem since...

OrHIMA Education Update — October 5, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update — October 5, 2021Inside this Issue: Save the Date  2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational Courses for Key ICD-10 CM/PCS Topics

OrHIMA e-Alert — October 1, 2021

OrHIMA e-Alert — October 1, 2021Inside this Issue: AHIMA dHealth™ Malware Campaign Injects Trojanized Apps into 10M Devices Webcast Highlights Importance of Risk Assessments Living the Patient Naming Policy Pledge Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup...

OrHIMA Education Update — September 28, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update — September 28, 2021Inside this issue: Save the Date FY2022 ICD-10-PCS Update – Root Operation by Root Operation by Lynn Kuehn 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational Courses for Key ICD-10 CM/PCS...

OrHIMA e-Alert — September 24, 2021

OrHIMA e-Alert — September 24, 2021Inside this issue: AHIMA is Seeking ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Experts AMA Report: Sharp Decreases in Opioid Prescribing, Increases in Drug-Related Overdose and Death From the Oregon Health Authority – Reflections on Year One of...

OrHIMA Education Update — September 21, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update — September 21, 2021Inside this issue: Save the Date FY2022 ICD-10-PCS Update – Root Operation by Root Operation by Lynn Kuehn 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational Courses for Key ICD-10 CM/PCS...

OrHIMA e-Alert — September 17, 2021

OrHIMA e-Alert — September 17, 2021Inside this issue: Take Action Diving into the FY 2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code and Guideline Updates HHS Announces $25.5 Billion in COVID-19 Provider Funding Voting Ends Friday for the Living the Pledge Competition CDC: COVID-19...

FY2022 ICD-10-CM Updates

FY2022 ICD-10-CM UpdatesLearn about the FY2022 ICD-10-CM codes to help with coding accuracy. Starting October 1, 2021, the FY2022 Official Guidelines have several noteworthy changes that all HIM Coding and CDI professionals will want to know and understand, include...

OrHIMA Education Update — September 14, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update — September 14, 2021Inside this issue: Managing the Business of Value-Based Care Through Data Save the Date FY2022 ICD-10-PCS Update – Root Operation by Lynn Kuehn 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces...

OrHIMA e-Alert — September 10, 2021

OrHIMA e-Alert — September 10, 2021Inside this Issue: CDC Launches COVID-19 Resources for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities AMA, APhA, ASHP Call for Immediate End to Ivermectin Prescribing, Dispensing, and Use to Treat COVID-19 Apple Stands by...

OrHIMA Education Update — September 8, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update — September 8, 2021Inside this issue: Managing the Business of Value-Based Care Through Data Save the Date  2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational Courses for Key ICD-10 CM/PCS Topics

OrHIMA e-Alert — September 3, 2021

OrHIMA e-Alert — September 3, 2021Inside this issue: Oregon Health Care Vaccine Mandate & Rule Implementation Resources How to Apply For a New ICD-10 Code Ransomware Attacks Increase Almost 300% the First Half of 2021 AHIMA21 Keynote Speakers Announced

OrHIMA Education Update — August 31, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update — August 31, 2021Inside this issue: Managing the Business of Value-Based Care Through Data Save the Date FY2022 ICD-10-PCS Update – Root Operation by Root Operation by Lynn Kuehn 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA...

OrHIMA e-Alert — August 27, 2021

OrHIMA e-Alert — August 27, 2021Inside this Issue: CDC Data Suggest Breakthrough Infections on the Rise Practice Brief: Prospective CDI Reviews and Query/Alert Practice Best Standards Simple Words, Images Help Patients Understand Test Reports Make a Difference in the...

OrHIMA Education Update — August 24, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update — August 24, 2021Inside this issue: FY2022 ICD-10-PCS Update – Root Operation by Root Operation by Lynn Kuehn 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational Courses for Key ICD-10 CM/PCS Topics Click here...

OrHIMA Education Update — August 17, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update — August 17, 2021Inside this issue: FY2022 ICD-10-PCS Update – Root Operation by Root Operation by Lynn Kuehn OrHIMA Webex - Surgical Coding & Anatomy Series: The Chambers of the Heart 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting COVID Coding for...

Proposed Changes to OrHIMA Bylaws

Proposed Changes to OrHIMA BylawsOrHIMA Members: The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) recently changed their membership categories and, therefore, updated the AHIMA bylaws to be in line with those changes. OrHIMA is required to maintain...

ePursuit Newsletter – August/September 2021

ePursuit Newsletter – August/September 2021Click below to take a look at the latest edition of the OrHIMA e-Pursuit! Inside this Issue: President Report 2021 AHIMA Election Results President-Elect Report Practice Brief: Prospective CDI Reviews and Query/Alert Practice...

OrHIMA Education Update — August 10, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update — August 10, 2021Inside this issue: OrHIMA Webex - Surgical Coding & Anatomy Series: The Chambers of the Heart 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational Courses for Key ICD-10 CM/PCS Topics Click...

OrHIMA Education Update — August 3, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update — August 3, 2021Inside this issue:​ OrHIMA Webex - Surgical Coding & Anatomy Series: The Chambers of the Heart 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational Courses for Key ICD-10 CM/PCS Topics Click...

Vote in the AHIMA Election

Vote in the AHIMA ElectionThe 2021 AHIMA Election is underway. Currently, 2.48% of the membership has cast their vote. We encourage you to vote on or before the July 26- 5:00 p.m. CT deadline, and contact your colleagues to cast their vote. Let’s increase the voter...

OrHIMA Education Update – July 20, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update - July 20, 2021 Help OrHIMA Plan the 2021 Fall Institute The HealthyData Virtual Academy OrHIMA Webex - Surgical Coding & Anatomy Series: The Chambers of the Heart 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces...

OrHIMA Education Update – July 13, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update - July 13, 2021Inside this Issue: Help OrHIMA Plan the 2021 Fall Institute The HealthyData Virtual Academy OrHIMA Webex - Surgical Coding & Anatomy Series: The Chambers of the Heart 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting COVID Coding for 2021...

OrHIMA Education Update – July 6, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update - July 6, 2021Inside this Issue: The HealthyData Virtual Academy OrHIMA Webex - Surgical Coding & Anatomy Series: The Chambers of the Heart 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational Courses for...

ePursuit Newsletter – June 2021

ePursuit Newsletter - June 2021Inside this Issue: President-Elect Report Portland Community College (PCC) is proud to be a Gold Corporate Sponsor of OrHIMA. Director of Education Report  Job Board Call to Action- Take the Pledge Healthcare in Hot Water AHIMA Election...

OrHIMA Education Update – June 29, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update - June 29, 2021Inside this Issue: 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational Courses for Key ICD-10 CM/PCS Topics Click here to read more!

OrHIMA Education Update – June 22, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update - June 22, 2021Inside this Issue: 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational Courses for Key ICD-10 CM/PCS Topics Click here to read more!

OrHIMA Education Update – June 15, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update - June 15, 2021Inside this Issue: 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational Courses for Key ICD-10 CM/PCS Topics Click here to read more!

OrHIMA Education Update – June 8, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update - June 8, 2021Inside this Issue: 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational Courses for Key ICD-10 CM/PCS Topics Click here to read more!

OrHIMA Education Update – May 25, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update - May 25, 2021Inside this Issue: 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational Courses for Key ICD-10 CM/PCS Topics Click here to read more!

OrHIMA Education Update – May 18, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update - May 18, 2021Inside this Issue: 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting Apply Now to Begin or Continue on Your HIM Journey COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational Courses for Key ICD-10 CM/PCS Topics Click here to read more!

2021-2022 OrHIMA Board of Directors Election Results

2021-2022 OrHIMA Board of Directors Election ResultsCongratulations to our newly elected OrHIMA Board members! And a huge thank you to all the nominees who allowed their names to be placed on the ballot – we had a wonderful ballot of very qualified candidates. Also,...

OrHIMA Education Update – May 11, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update - May 11, 2021Inside this Issue: 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting Apply Now to Begin or Continue on Your HIM Journey COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational Courses for Key ICD-10 CM/PCS Topics Click here to read more!

OrHIMA Education Update – May 4, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update - May 4, 2021Inside this Issue: 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting Apply Now to Begin or Continue on Your HIM Journey COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational Courses for Key ICD-10 CM/PCS Topics Click here to read more!

OrHIMA Education Update – April 27, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update - April 27, 2021Inside this Issue: 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting FREE Webinar – AHIMA and HFMA Joint Production OrHIMA RHIT Exam Prep Apply Now to Begin or Continue on Your HIM Journey COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational...

ePursuit Newsletter – April/May 2021

ePursuit Newsletter - April/May 2021Click below to take a look at the latest edition of the OrHIMA e-Pursuit!Inside this issue: OrHIMA Welcome to Spring OrHIMA 79th Virtual Annual Meeting & Conference April 21 - April 24, 2021 President-Elect Report Introducing...

OrHIMA Education Update – April 20, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update - April 20, 2021Inside this Issue: 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting FREE Webinar – AHIMA and HFMA Joint Production OrHIMA RHIT Exam Prep Apply Now to Begin or Continue on Your HIM Journey COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational...

OrHIMA Education Update – April 13, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update - April 13, 2021Inside this Issue: 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting FREE Webinar – AHIMA and HFMA Joint Production OrHIMA RHIT Exam Prep Apply Now to Begin or Continue on Your HIM Journey COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational...

HIP Week & National Volunteer Week

HIP Week & National Volunteer Week http://www.hipweek.org/ Please ask your health information friends to record their videos on how their lives and careers have collided and influenced each other....

OrHIMA Education Update – April 6, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update - April 6, 2021Inside this Issue: 2021 OrHIMA Virtual Annual Meeting FREE Webinar – AHIMA and HFMA Joint Production OrHIMA RHIT Exam Prep Apply Now to Begin or Continue on Your HIM Journey COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational...

OrHIMA Education Update – March 30, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update - March 30, 2021Inside this Issue: OrHIMA RHIT Exam Prep Save the Date: OrHIMA's Annual Convention Apply Now to Begin or Continue on Your HIM Journey COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational Courses for Key ICD-10 CM/PCS Topics Click...

OrHIMA Education Update – March 23, 2021

OrHIMA Education Update - March 23, 2021Inside this Issue: OrHIMA RHIT Exam Prep Save the Date: OrHIMA's Annual Convention Apply Now to Begin or Continue on Your HIM Journey COVID Coding for 2021 AHIMA Introduces Foundational Courses for Key ICD-10 CM/PCS Topics Click...

ePursuit Newsletter – February 2021

ePursuit Newsletter - February 2021Click here to take a look at the latest edition of the OrHIMA e-Pursuit!Inside this issue: OrHIMA Wishes You a Joyous Spring! Save the Date! - OrHIMA 79th Virtual Annual Convention President-Elect Report Are you missing out on member...

ePursuit Newsletter – December 2020

ePursuit Newsletter - December 2020Take a look at the latest edition of the OrHIMA e-Pursuit!Inside this issue: Happy Holidays from OrHIMA Mark your calendars – The 79th Annual OrHIMA Convention is coming! Message from the President Professional Enhancement Campaign...

Have You Taken AHIMA’s Naming Policy Pledge?

Have You Taken AHIMA’s Naming Policy Pledge?Have you taken AHIMA’s Naming Policy Pledge? Join your colleagues and peers who have already taken it since AHIMA20. Educate on patient identification and matching and advocate for your profession! And… attend a free...

ePursuit Newsletter – October 2020

ePursuit Newsletter -October 2020Click here to take a look at the latest edition of the OrHIMA e-Pursuit!Inside this issue: Happy Halloween from OrHIMA OrHIMA 78th Annual Convention Message from the PresidentChristina Grijalva, RHIAPresident Professional Enhancement...

ePursuit Newsletter – August 2020

ePursuit Newsletter -August 2020Take a look at the latest edition of the OrHIMA e-Pursuit!Inside this issue: OrHIMA 78th Annual Convention September 17-19, 2020 Director of Education Report Koffee Klatch - Security and Privacy Pathways Message from the President...

OrHIMA ePursuit – June/July 2020

OrHIMA ePursuit - June/July 2020In this issue: Welcome to Summer OrHIMA 78th Annual Convention September 17-19, 2020 Riding the Waves of Change in Health Information Management at the Holiday Inn Convention Center Portland, Oregon Top 5 Reasons to Attend the 78th...

OrHIMA ePursuit – April/May 2020

OrHIMA ePursuit - April/May 2020 In this issue: Thank You Save the Date Message from the President OrHIMA Board Election Director of Education Report Telehealth Rises to the Occasion to Reduce Transmission of COVID-19 CDC Publishes Final COVID-19 ICD-10-CM Guidelines...

COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources AHIMA Covid-19 Resources CDC Covid-19 Guidelines AHIMA CDI Query Templates HI Pitch AHIMA Covid-19 Podcast Series

OrHIMA COVID-19 Update

​OrHIMA COVID-19 UpdateOrHIMA has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 updates in Oregon as we approach the OrHIMA Annual Meeting. Because of the ever-changing situation and the guidance of the CDC and WHO, the OrHIMA Board has decided to postpone the meeting. It will...

ePursuit Newsletter – February 2020 / March 2020

ePursuit Newsletter – February 2020 / March 2020 Inside this Issue -December 2019 / January 2020 A Message from the President Save The Date Interesting Facts - HIPAA & Civil Penalties Professional's Perspective Director of Education Report OrHIMA ROI Workshop Your...

ePursuit Newsletter – December 2019 / January 2020

Inside this Issue -December 2019 / January 2020A Message from the PresidentSave The DateInteresting Facts - HIPAA & Civil PenaltiesProfessional's PerspectiveDirector of Education ReportOrHIMA ROI WorkshopYour Vote Mattered!HIM AwarenessDirector of...

OrHIMA ePursuit Newsletter – August 2019

OrHIMA ePursuit Newsletter - August 2019 Inside this Issue -August 2019A Message from the PresidentJuly 2019 President Elect ArticleProfessional's Perspective CCPA Part 2: The CCPA and the Iffy Territory of the "HIPAA exemption"Change is GoodSave The...

OrHIMA ePursuit June/July 2019

OrHIMA ePursuit June/July 2019 Inside this IssueA Message from the PresidentOrHIMA Membership - An overall lookProfessional's PerspectiveSave the date! OrHIMA Fall InstituteDirector of Education ReportAdvocacy ReportPublic Relations ReportProposed changes to the...

ACTION NEEDED: Patient matching update in Congress

ACTION NEEDED: Patient matching update in Congress Over the last couple of days we have had some substantial movement on patient matching in the US House of Representatives.Representatives Bill Foster (IL) and Mike Kelly (PA) introduced a bipartisan amendment this...

OrHIMA ePursuit April 2019

OrHIMA ePursuit April 2019Inside this IssueA Message from the PresidentAHIMA's Transformation - What to Expect in 2019OrHIMA Announces 2019-2021 Leadership BallotOrHIMA Membership - An overall lookProfessional's PerspectiveOrHIMA Annual Convention at the...

OrHIMA ePursuit February/March 2019

OrHIMA ePursuit February/March 2019 Inside this Issue A Word from the PresidentHouse of Delegates: Envisioning Collaborative UpdateOrHIMA Membership – An overall lookProfessional’s PerspectiveDirector of Education ReportNeed Help Justifying to Your Boss Annual...

Volunteer for OrHIMA

There are many ways for members to be engaged in the association and all levels of expertise are welcome, from new graduates to seasoned professionals.

OrHIMA ePursuit December 2018/January 2019

Inside this Issue - December 2018/January 2019 President's Message AHIMA House Of Delegates Meet in Miami House of Delegates Member Perspective Professional’s Perspective Director of Education Report Envisioning Collaborative Advocacy Report...

OrHIMA ePursuit October/November 2018

OrHIMA ePursuit October/November 2018 Inside this Issue: OrHIMA Fall Institute Release of Information (ROI) Workshop President's Message President-Elect Report Environmental Scanning: Moving into 2019 Professional’s Perspective A Better Way Director of...

Urgent – Tell Your US Senator to Support Part 2 Reform!

Urgent - Tell Your US Senator to Support Part 2 Reform! Title 42 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 2 (often referred to as 42 CFR Part 2, or simply "Part 2") regulates the sharing of substance use disorder (SUD) records. Protecting...

OrHIMA ePursuit August/September 2018

OrHIMA ePursuit August/September 2018 Inside this Issue – August/September 2018 Congratulations Important Dates President's Message President-Elect Report Preparing for House of Delegates 2018 AHIMA Convention & Exhibit Advocacy Report...

OrHIMA ePursuit June/July 2018

OrHIMA ePursuit June/July 2018 Inside this Issue – June/July 2018 Outgoing President's Message 42 CFR Part 2 Resources Incoming President's Message Director of Education Report Advocacy Report Public Relations Report Clinicians, have you...

OrHIMA ePursuit May 2018

Inside this Issue - May 2018 President's Message President - Elect's Message Director of Education Report OrHIMA Distinguished Member Award Advocacy Report HR 3545 How Health Informatics is Shaping Future of Health Information Management...

Right to Access – What You Need to Know On Demand Webinar

Right to Access - What You Need to Know On Demand Webinar Join us for this on-demand webinar presented by Chris Apgar, where Chris will cover the following topics. Patient Privacy Rights – A Refresher Right to Access overview Designated Record...

Psychiatric Diagnoses and Coding On Demand Webinar

Limited on time, yet need continuing education hours? Join us for this on demand webinar where we will discuss behavioral health codes covering psychoses, organic brain conditions, nonpsychotic mental disorders, personality disorders, intellectual disabilities, and...

2018 OrHIMA Annual Meeting Hotel Information

OrHIMA Annual Convention May 31-June 2, 2018 Oregon Garden Resort Silverton, Oregon The Guest Room rate is $115 plus tax.  Rooms will be held in the room block until April 30th, 2018. At that time, any unreserved room will be released back into the general inventory. ...

Donations and Volunteers Needed

The Silent Auction committee is hard at work gathering donations for the annual convention. Even with all the hard work, we still have a need. This is where you all come in. We are looking for: * Donations * Volunteers for Silent Auction Committee If you feel the pull...

Call for OrHIMA Distinguished Member Award Nominations

Do you know an OrHIMA member who you would like to nominate for the OrHIMA Distinguished Member Award? Nominees for the Distinguished Member Award must be an AHIMA/OrHIMA member in good standing and must meet at least two of the following criteria: Fifteen years’...

Advocacy Alert

To all Oregon CSA members: Please review the information below from AHIMA and take action in support of ICD-10 implementation. It is critical that legislators understand our level of support for ICD-10 implementation on October 1st, 2015. On Monday, September 8th...