AMA really not softening it's approach to ICD-10 implementation

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It's not news that the American Medical Association (AMA) opposes ICD-10 implementation. But it's kind of fun when it grudgingly accepts it as a reality. Read »

Why medical practices need ICD-10 acknowledgement testing

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Acknowledgement testing isn't as sexy as end-to-end testing. All you find out is if your medical claim is accepted. Read »

Is ICD-10 history doomed to repeat itself?

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While the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) wants the new ICD-10 implementation deadline to be Oct. 1, 2015, many healthcare professionals are wondering if it really will happen. Read »

Why Monday is an important point on the ICD-10 timeline

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Probably the only ICD-10 news that matters this week is that the U.S. Read »

It's Congress' turn to make the ICD-10 debate interesting

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If ICD-10 implementation is delayed one more year, it will because of nothing that has anything to do with ICD-10 codes. Read »

You will not believe what the AMA wants Congress to do

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Can you believe some idiot blogger whined that ICD-10 coverage was getting boring? Wake him up because something is about  to happen. Read »

Are you ready for ICD-10 testing?

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Sometime before Oct. 1, medical practices need to test if the new ICD-10 procedures and tools will work. Read »

Timing is no longer a question in ICD-10 training

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We're past the point that we can debate the timing of ICD-10 training. Start ICD-10 training now. Read »

What did you expect Tavenner to say at HIMSS14?

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I'm sure Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner meant it this week when she said there would be no more deadline extensions for ICD-10 compliance. Read »

Medical practices need to think beyond IT for ICD-10 implmentation

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There is more to ICD-10 implementation than updating software. Medical practices need to update workflows and procedures. Read »

 
 

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