New CMS webcast gets to the heart of coding changes

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has a lot of educational material for healthcare organizations. Read »

ICD-10 experts testify feds need more ICD-10 testing

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The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistic (NCVHS) subcommittee  heard some testimony this week on the state of delayed ICD-10 implementation. Read »

Can WEDI win the hearts and minds of ICD-10 foes?

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It seems the Workgroup for Data Interchange (WEDI) fed up with the changing ICD-10 deadline. They've offered some strategies that merit discussion. Read »

ICD-10 education has value sooner than later

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There is a mindset that fears learning ICD-10 coding too early because medical coders and clinicians may forget what they learn by the ICD-10 implementation deadline. Read »

Luckily we won't run out of coding challenges

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The 3M monthly ICD-10 Coding Challenge has come to an end. Read »

How we can stop worrying and learn to love the ICD-10 transition

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Again with the letters. The Workgroup for Data Interchange (WEDI) wrote a letter to then U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Read »

If ICD-9 data has value, does ICD-10 data have more value?

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One of the reasons used to justify ICD-10 implementation is that the granular data can be used in healthcare research. Read »

Guest Post: Use the ICD-10 delay to take a more thoughtful, creative approach to documentation

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After years of thinking ICD-10 was the name of a lovable droid from Star Wars, many C-suite executives last year finally committed themselves to the task of converting software systems and office processes from ICD-9 to ICD-10 in time for the October 1 deadline.  Read »

How to start learning ICD-10-CM codes

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The World Health Organization did not design the ICD-10 code set to be memorized. They expected healthcare organizations to use computer systems to look up and assign codes. Read »

Don't forget there's another anti-ICD-10 bill

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The Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) isn't the only piece of legislation that takes a swipe at blocking ICD-10 implementation. Read »

 
 

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