ICD-10 testing needs to happen now

Carl Natale Jul 29, 2015
There's two months to go before we hit the ICD-10 implementation date. Is it going to work for your practice?

Recent Posts

Why we need to move on from ICD-9 coding: Yoga

I don't understand how U.S. healthcare can exist with ICD-9 coding any longer. This is a ridiculous system.

ICD-10 coding for EDs doesn't have to be an emergency

When we talk about how many ICD-10 diagnosis codes will be available after Oct. 1, it's a bit of a relief to know...

What does ICD-10 acceptance look like?

The American Medical Association and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services may have reached some sort of detente in...

Guest post: Reduce the pain of ICD-10 end-to-end testing through effective collaboration

ICD-10 compliance deadline is looming and providers are hardly ready. Most providers are likely not to have conducted any...

You can pick your ICD-10 code, but can you pick the ICD-10 family?

Part of the deal the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) made with the American Medical Association (AMA) is...

Collecting ICD-10 data will be an act of faith

It's understandable that physicians are unimpressed by the granular data that will be collected from ICD-10 coding....

Why ICD-10 codes were designed to be crazy

If you want a quick way to discredit ICD-10 coding, mention one of the many "zany" diagnosis codes. It will get...

Why physicians should learn to embrace ICD-10 specificity

Last week's promise that Medicare will not deny any medical claims "based solely on the specificity of the ICD-...

It's not going to get any simpler than ICD-10 coding

Bear with me a minute while I talk about last week's computer problems with United airlines and the New York Stock...

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