Consider the impact of financial incentives on the ICD-10 debate

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Meaningful Use as a federal healthcare initiative isn't perfect. But it isn't hated either. Read »

How meaningful is the meaningful use extension?

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Why Mostashari insists the ICD-10 deadline is written in stone

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I tend to believe Farzad Mostashari, the national coordinator for healthcare IT, when he insists the ICD-10 compliance deadline is the final deadline. And I'm sure every other federal bureaucrat genuinely believes when they echo the talking point. Read »

Why SNOMED cannot replace the ICD-10-CM/PCS code sets

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I'm not a fan of the American Medical Association's (AMA) quest for an ICD-10 alternative because I don't believe they're serious. But I hope they don't take Jon Handler's idea to abandon ICD-10 coding and use SNOMED-CT. Read »


Does your EHR support ICD-10 codes?

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If you're purchasing an electronic health record (EHR) system to qualify for the Read »

The good, the bad and the debate of the ICD-10 deadline delay

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At this point it seems a bit strange to debate whether the ICD-10 implementation should be delayed. It's kind of like debating an impending thunderstorm. 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 »

Maybe your ICD-10 steering committee isn't doing enough

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Maybe you don't need an ICD-10 steering committee to plan your transition and implementation. It looks like healthcare providers are going to need a comprehensive steering committee. Read »

Another medical association takes a stand on the ICD-10 deadline

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Apparently the physicians in Tennessee are not as vigorously opposed to ICD-10 coding as the physicians in the rest of the country. Read »

Looks like CAC and meaningful use to have big impact on ICD-10 transition

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There were two items that seemed to dominate the conversation about ICD-10 this week. Read »

 
 

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