Study shows how 'convoluted' ICD-10 transition can get

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How complicated the ICD-10 transition will be for your medical practice or hospital will depend on your specialty and case load. Read »

Examine your ICD-9 codes to start your ICD-10 assessment

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Maybe the most important step to planning your ICD-10 transition is to collect information on how ICD-9 codes are used.This means reviewing how and where you use ICD-9 codes now.
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ICD-10 Assessment: Where do you use ICD-9 codes?

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At its heart, the impact assessment tells a medical practice what work will be affected by the ICD-10 transition and how it will change. Read »

Why there aren't as many ICD-10 codes as you think

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One of the biggest knocks on ICD-10 code set is the number of codes compared with the number of ICD-9 codes. Read »

Dual Coding: A burden or advantage for healthcare providers?

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The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) still isn't over the final rule on the ICD-10 implementation deadline. Read »

The problem with gathering more healthcare data

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One of the great promises of ICD-10 coding is the wealth of data it will create. That leads to two questions: Read »

Dual coding: Why you should be assigning ICD-10 codes ASAP

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ICD-10 training seems to be an exercise in optimal timing. Medical coders shouldn't learn ICD-10-CM/PCS coding too early or they will forget what the codes mean by Oct. 1, 2014. 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 »

ICD-101: Yeah! There's a code for cheerleading

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Here's a round up of recent articles and posts on how to code diagnoses and procedures in ICD-10: Read »

Can you trust an EHR to accurately assign a medical code?

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If laughter is the best medicine, then the American Medical Association (AMA) is going to keep me very healthy. Read »

 
 

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