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Resources

 Code Look Up Tools:

  1. CMS ICD-9 Code Look Up Tool
  2. 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Codes
  3. ICD-9 Conversion tool: ICD-9 < - > ICD-10
  4. 2014 HCPCS Codes
  5. 2014 ICD-10-PCS Procedure Codes

Medical Dictionaries & Guides

  1. Acronym Finder
  2. Dictionary.com’s Medical Dictionary
  3. Medilexicon
  4. Mediline Plus (NIH Anatomy Reference)
  5. Mediline Plus (NIH Medical Dictionary)

Discussion Boards & Forums

  1. AAPC Forums
  2. Decision Health
  3. Codapedia

CPT: AMA CPT Codes:

  1. How to Apply for a CPT Code
  2. CPT Category III Codes January 1, 2014
  3. Look Up CPT Code Definitions and RVUs

HIPAA:

  1. HIPAA Omnibus Rule AMA White Paper
  2. HHS Summary of the HIPAA Privacy Rule
  3. HHS Summary of the HIPAA Security Rule
  4. HHS HIPAA Privacy Resource Page
  5. AMA Privacy Standard

Sample HIPAA Privacy Notice Forms:

  1. St. Elizabeth HC-Notice of Privacy Practices
  2. AMA - Notice of Privacy Practices
  3. NY State Psychological Association
  4. American Academy of Family Practitioners
  5. Physicians Health Plan of Northern Indiana
  6. Physicians Health Plan N IN - Spanish
  7. IL Dept of Healthcare & Family Services
  8. CO Medical Assistance Prog- Large Print
  9. CO DHCPF: Designation of Personal Rep
  10. CO DHCPF: Auth to Disclose Information

Transitional Care Management (TCM)

  1. AAFP Frequently Asked Questions on TCM
  2. ACP TCM - Overview
  3. CMS Frequently Asked Questions on TCM
  4. CMS - Medicare Learning Network - TCM

Medical Societies:

  1. AMA State Medical Society Website List
  2. AMA Links to State Medical Boards
  3. Physician Assistant Societies
  4. Nursing and Nurse Practitioner Societies
  5. Amer Assn of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)
  6. AANA State CRNA Associations

Compliance & Auditing Societies:

  1. Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)
  2. Amer Assn of Medical Audit Spec (AAMAS)
  3. National Alli of Med Auditing Spec (NAMAS)
  4. Assn of Healthcare Internal Auditors (AHIA)
  5. Texas Medical Auditors Association (TMAA)
  6. FL Medical Auditors Association (FMAA)
  7. Ass. of HC Auditors & Educators (AHCAE)

Coding/Billing Societies

  1. American Assn of Procedural Coders (AAPC)
  2. AAPC State Chapters
  3. American HC Info Mgmt Assn (AHIMA)
  4. AHIMA State Chapters
  5. Prof Assn of HC Coding Spec (PAHCS)
  6. Assn of Registered HC Professionals (ARHCP)
  7. Amer Medical Billing Assn (AMBA)
  8. HC Billing & Mgmt Association (HBMA)
  9. Medical Association of Billers (MAB)
  10. Amer Assn of Clin Coders/Auditors (AACCA)

Healthcare Administration Societies:

  1. Amer Assn of HC Admin Mgmt (AAHAM)
  2. Amer College of HC Executives (ACHE)
  3. Amer Soc for HC Risk Mgmt (ASHRM)
  4. Nat Assn of HC Access Mgmt (NAHAM)
  5. Prof Assn of HC Office Mgmt(PAHCOM)
  6. HC Administrators Association (HCAA)
  7. Assn for HC Administrative Prof (AHCAP)
  8. Amer Coll of HC Administrators (ACHCA)
  9. Assn of HC Admin Assistants (AHCAA)
  10. HC Financial Healthcare Mgmt (HFMA)
  11. Amer Academy of Medical Admin (AAMEDA)
  12. Women in Healthcare Management (WHCM)
  13. Assn for Medical Imaging Mgmt (AHRA)
  14. American Assn of Ortho Executives (AAOE)
  15. AAOE State Chapters
  16. Amer Soc of Ophthalmic Admins (ASOA)

Government Sites:

  1. Ctrs for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS)
  2. NCCI Edits 2014
  3. Federal Register Online
  4. National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  5. CMS Transmittals
  6. National Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) 
  7. CMS FAQs
  8. CMS Quarterly Provider Updates
  9. CMS Forms
  10. Policy Manual Chptr 15 - Covered Servs  
  11. Policy Manual Chptr 12 - Doctors-NPPs
  12. AMA's Medicare Participation Kit
  13. Medicare Appeals Process Guide
  14. Medicare RAC Contact Info by Region
  15. Medicare Admin Cont (MACs) - Nov. 2013
  16. CMS 2014 Fee Schedule
  17. CMS 1995 E/M Guidelines
  18. CMS 1997 E/M Guidelines

Clinical/Admin Free Resources:

  1. AMA Wire
  2. Fierce Healthcare
  3. Fierce Practice Management