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February 28, 2017
Carl Natale

Who knew healthcare is 'so complicated?'

President Donald Trump offered an interesting assessment of U.S. healthcare while addressing the National Governors Association on Monday.
January 11, 2014
Carl Natale

Maybe a negative outlook can work for ICD-10 implementation

Maybe the Obamacare problems can help ICD-10 implementation. I know it's not doing the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) any favors so far. It has prepared healthcare professionals to...
October 24, 2013
Carl Natale

Will ICD-10 implementation suffer the same symptoms plaguing HealthCare.gov?

We need to pay more attention to the problems with HealthCare.gov. I'm pretty sure this is going to impact ICD-10 implementation. Take a look at Thursday's Congressional hearing that featured the...
December 26, 2012
Carl Natale

Top 3 stories that shaped ICD-10 implementation in 2012

There were a lot of announcements and events in 2012 that influenced the ICD-10-CM/PCS transition. But there were three major events that were key in shaping how and when we implement ICD-10 coding....
February 02, 2012
Carl Natale

Why politicians won't care about ICD-10 implementation

There will not be a strong debate over ICD-10-CM/PCS in Washington. I know the American Medical Association sent a letter to U.S. Rep. John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, that...