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NEW - Registration for Hill Day on March 30-31 (entered 2/19/15)  Click here to see agenda and registration form

NEW - On January 30, 2015, CMS issued guidance to its updated interpretive guidelines for the State Operations Manual (SOM) Appendices to reflect recent amendments to the applicable Conditions for hospitals, Swing Bed, ASC and RHC & FQHCs and retro effective to July 2014.  The clarifications impacting Appendix A for Hospitals are summarized below. (entered 2/10/15)  Click here to read the 61 page document

Medical Treatment Laws Information Act (HB 2603) goes into effect 02.01.15  (entered 01/09/2015) - Click here to learn more

CMS published a Recovery Audit Program Improvements document on 12.30.14 that lists program enhancements in 2015.   (entered 01/07/2015) - Click here to learn more

There are changes in the Oklahoma statutes expanding the peer review process from “health care facility” to “health care entity” 12/31/14 - Click here to learn more


OkHIMA Announcements

Congratulations to our new elected candidates, results are as follows:
President-Elect:  Angela G. Lehman, RHIA
Communication Coordinator: Kelli Horn, RHIT, CCS
Service and Support Coordinator: Julie A. Hoisington, RHIT, CCS
Recruitment and Retention Coordinator: Julie A. Hill, RHIA, CCS
Education Coordinator-Elect: Tressa A. Lyon, RHIT
Nominiating Committee: Ty Pool, RHIA
Kati N. Beisel, RHIA, CCS
Loritta M. Moore, RHIT, CCS, CHTS-IM


Attention current HIM Students! OkHIMA is now taking applications for the 2015 Student Concierge Program. Don't miss this exciting opportunity for future career connections and a chance to represent your school at the 2015 Annual Convention and Vendor Show! Click Here to apply!

Upcoming CEU Opportunities! Don't miss out on February 19th for the Fourth Quarter Coding Clinic Update from 5-7:30 PM Tulsa! Click Here to Register

2015 Legal Manual now ready to order, place your order now!- January 13th, 2015

CMS Requires ICD-10 Compliance - Acknowledgement Testing Dates Listed by October 10th, 2015

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