December 17, 2014
I don't mean to scare you but there is a bit more to this ICD-10 transition than buying software and learning ICD-10 codes.
The ICD-10 transition could affect every department in a healthcare...
October 28, 2014
The ICD-10 transition is a project management challenge. That means someone needs to be in charge of making it happen.
Who is that in your organization?
[POLL:Who is in charge of your ICD-10 project?]
August 19, 2014
There are estimates of how much an ICD-10 conversion will cost. But you won't know until you start adding up the numbers for your medical practice.
The obvious places to start are in IT and medical...
August 12, 2014
If you haven't started planning your ICD-10 implementation by now, it's unlikely you're worried about the ICD-10 compliance deadline.
Because who thinks this one will stick?
But just in case you see...
March 26, 2013
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...
October 15, 2012
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...
October 11, 2012
Regular meetings with your ICD-10 transition team can help make sure your project is on track.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has sent out a bulletin with tips for successful...
September 26, 2012
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.
September 24, 2012
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.
July 12, 2012
For the most part, healthcare organizations appreciate an extra year to work on the ICD-10 transition.
It gives the better prepared ones a chance to make sure they are doing everything correctly...