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NEW - ICD-10-PCS Workshop on May   1-2, 2015 (OKC) at Integris Baptist Medical Center  (entered 4/8/15)  Click here for more info and to register

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

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


OkHIMA Announcements

ATTENTION: The concierge opportunity is now available to second year (Senior Year) HIM Students! OkHIMA is currently 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!

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

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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