We have an ICD-10 Ombudsman and positive end-to-to end testing

Carl Natale Aug 29, 2015
Andy Slavitt, acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), named William Rogers, MD,...

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ICD-10 readiness survey fails to surprise anyone

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ICD-10 implementation is just one battle being waged in healthcare

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ICD-10 guidance is available for free

There is some free help for those of you still trying to figure out ICD-10-CMS coding.

ICD-10 Ombudsman? Ombudsman? Ombudsman? Anyone?

There's about 45 days before the U.S. healthcare system switches to ICD-10 coding. Which is a little bit hard to...

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