Five ICD-10 challenges that may surprise healthcare providers

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Since ICD-10 implementation affects almost every department in a medical practice or hospital, it's fair to say that it's more than a medical coding problem. There are plenty of challenges to tackle across the organization. Read »

ICD-10 Timeline: Prepare for the financial impact with a budget

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The ICD-10 transition budget will help you assess how much ICD-10 implementation will cost. It's going to cover the resources needed for training, testing, compensating for decreased productivity and support implementation activities. Read »

CMS offers guidance on holding ICD-10 project meetings

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Regular meetings with your ICD-10 transition team can help make sure your project is on track. Read »

Why you need metrics before you can boost medical coding productivity

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ICD-10 implementation has the potential to severely reduce medical coder productivity. This is being tied to greater specificity of ICD-10 codes and medical coder learning curves. Read »

ICD-10 Transition: 3 secrets of success

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There's more to being ready for the ICD-10 transition than calling healthcare vendors and scheduling upgrades. There are a lot of assessments and decisions that need to be made. Read »

How medical coders can adjust to the ICD-10 delay

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For the most part, healthcare organizations appreciate an extra year to work on the ICD-10 transition. Read »

ICD-10 Timeline: How to get started on your ICD-10 transition

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Something almost got lost in the discussion of re-examined timelines at HIMSS12.  Read »

Why Meaningful Use and ICD-10 implementation projects aren't working together

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There's a way to soften the impact that ICD-10 implementation has on your budget. It involves working on ICD-10 and Meaningful Use compliance as the same project. Read »

What's being done to oppose and support ICD-10 implementation

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The American Medical Association has taken the next step in its vigorous opposition to ICD-10 implementation. Read »

ICD-10 Preparation: 6 elements that need to be in your impact assessments

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If you haven't started your ICD-10 transition, you need an impact assessment. Read »

 
 

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