January 07, 2015
Carl Natale

Three factors influencing the ICD-10 transition in 2015

At the beginning of 2015, we're wondering if ICD-10 implementation will happen or not this year. This will not be the post that answers that question. Because: Who knows? Anyone who says they know...
December 16, 2014
Carl Natale

Making ICD-10 advocacy matter

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is not letting ICD-10 implementation go quietly into the night. They have masterminded the #ICD10Matters campaign to make the case that...
December 08, 2014
Carl Natale

AHIMA takes to the tweets for ICD-10 rally

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is not going to allow  Congress stay ignorant of the ICD-10 debate. Join us 12/10 at 12pm ET for our #ICD10Matters Twitter Rally....
November 26, 2014
Carl Natale

Both sides of the ICD-10 debate keep it interesting

Vigorous opposition to ICD-10 implementation is turning to guerrilla warfare. The Texas Medical Association (TMA) encourages  physicians to lobby Congress for a two-year ICD-10 delay. They even...
October 04, 2014
Carl Natale

CMS, CDC update ICD-10 guidelines

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) updated the ICD-10 guidelines: 2015 ICD-10-CM Guidelines [PDF, 515KB] 2015 ICD-10-PCS Coding...
October 01, 2014
Carl Natale

AHIMA goes beyond the hashtag in the ICD-10 debate on social media

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is fighting for ICD-10 implementation on social media. During the AHIMA House of Delegates meeting at the AHIMA Annual Convention and...
September 25, 2014
Carl Natale

AHIMA gives Capitol Hill some good arguments for ICD-10 implementation

Maybe the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) should take its show on the road. I'm talking about Sue Bowman, AHIMA’s senior director of coding policy and compliance, and...
July 31, 2014
Carl Natale

How AHIMA hopes to persuade everyone that ICD-10 matters

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is planning to innoculate U.S. healthcare against another ICD-10 delay. There doesn't seem to be much information available to non-...
July 12, 2014
Carl Natale

What is AHIMA going to do with ICD-10 Matters?

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) has its Leadership Symposium this weekend in Chicago. One of the things coming out of it is something called ICD-10 Matters. Do you have...
June 14, 2014
Carl Natale

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

The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistic (NCVHS) subcommittee  heard some testimony this week on the state of delayed ICD-10 implementation. For the most part, no one seemed to like the...