Welcome to Coffee with the Coder®, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals, physicians, auditors, payors and students. You are invited to listen in for ten to twenty minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with the Coder® To receive text notifications send an email to help@AQ-IQ.com with your request. We will text you in the hour prior to the start of the next episode.

In the “Insiders” portion, Paula discusses cloned medical records, which are not as uncommon as they should be. During Episode 119, Ms Digby addresses sequella of subdural intracranial hemorrhage, whether an IRF can utilize records from the acute inpatient stay for reporting and whether hospitals can bill for routine observations after ambulatory surgery for significant procedures. 

Darlene's Mug Shot Congratulations to Regina for winning the “mugging”!  Click this great mugshot of Darlene to play episode 119.

Dial in for Episode 120 on July 19th beginning at 10:10 am Eastern (7:10 am Pacific).

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