Let's check on the status of ICD-11

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With ICD-10 implementation looking vulnerable, ICD-11 advocates are talking about leap-frogging over ICD-10 coding again. Read »

And the plans for ICD11Watch are delayed

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A couple weeks ago, a group of people gathered to discuss the direction of this blog after Oct. 1, 2014. Of course we joked about simply renaming it ICD11Watch. Read »

Is the AMA going to learn to stop worrying and love ICD-10 implementation?

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The American Medical Association (AMA) broke up its infatuation with ICD-11 coding this week. Read »

ICD-11 is coming in 2015 - sort of

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Donna Pickett, medical systems administrator at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/National Center for Health Statistics, updates the 2013 AHIMA ICD-10-CM/PCS and Computer-Assisted Coding Summit on the development of ICD-11. Read »

Why it's a good thing that ICD-10 is an antiquated code set

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I'm shocked (Shocked!) to learn that the American Medical Association still is campaigning to stop ICD-10 implementation. What's not to love about 144,000 medical codes? Read »

Time to leapfrog over the debate, into an ICD-10 transition plan

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In a way, the final rule on the Oct. 1, 2014, deadline for ICD-10 compliance didn't change anything. Read »

How to ensure a smoother ICD-11 implementation

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No, that isn't a typo. I am writing about how to implement the ICD-11  code set today. Read »

CMS considered 4 options for the ICD-10 deadline

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When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comment on the proposed rule to delay ICD-10 compliance, it considered four options. Read »

CMS offers tips on assembling an ICD-10 project team

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) sent an email this week with tips on assembling a project team responsible for overseeing the ICD-10 planning and implementation process. Read »

How much will ICD-10 implementation really cost?

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I just read an interesting item out of the HFMA conference in Las Vegas this week. Read »

 
 

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