Nelly Leon-Chisen, AHA Director of Coding and Classification, explains the importance of new codes, released in June 2018, for human trafficking. Learn more at our Hospitals Against Violence page.
AHA's comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ hospital inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) proposed rule for fiscal year (FY) 2022.
In this Value Break from AHA’s The Value Initiative, learn how hospitals can use Z-codes to advance population health and equity in their communities.
Issue Landing Page
Due to recent tragic events, Hospitals Against Violence has gathered for health care facilities a list of resources and tools that provide guidance on how to…
AHA Expresses Concern with the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (H.R. 1195)
AHA letter to Representative Joe Courtney expressing concern with the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (H.R. 1195)
Guidelines Documenting ICD-10 Codes and Other Sensitive Information in Electronic Health Record Fact Sheet: ICD-10-CM Coding for Human Trafficking
In 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention adopted new ICD codes to describe human trafficking (HT). These specific HT codes allow healthcare…