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February 08, 2017
Carl Natale

Why coding audits are features not ICD-10 glitches

It feels weird to consider an increase of coding audits to be a benefit of ICD-10 implementation, but that's what Susan Belley is going for in her Health Management Technology column.
September 10, 2016
Carl Natale

Use KPIs to assess ICD-10 impact

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is reminding healthcare providers that they should be tracking key performance indicators (KPIs) to assess how ICD-10 coding is impacting the revenue cycle.
July 16, 2016
Carl Natale

Can claims denials management tools help guide medical practices out of the ICD-10 safe harbor?

There is a lot of worry that when the Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS) requires more specific ICD-10 codes on Oct. 1, that claim denials will increase. Combine that with an update in the ICD-10-CM/PCS code sets, this could be the revenue cycle disruption that was predicted to come along with ICD-10 implementation.
May 02, 2016
Carl Natale

ICD-10 denials may be lower than ICD-9 denials

RemitData has released some data that shows the denied rates for certain services is mostly down since a year ago.
April 08, 2016
Carl Natale

ICD-10 implementation hasn't ruined healthcare yet

There is a strong feeling that the ICD-10 transition has gone better than predicted. Not a lot of healthcare providers have come out and given us their disaster stories.
March 27, 2016
Carl Natale

ICD-10 Analytics: Revenue cycles may be growing

RemitData has released some new numbers about ICD-10 claims processing.
March 03, 2016
Carl Natale

You tell us: How's the ICD-10 transition going?

We keep asking the same question and pretty much coming up with the same answer. But there's just not enough data to figure out where the problems are — and if there are any — in the ICD-10 transition.
February 14, 2016
Carl Natale

Are revenue recycles recovering from ICD-10 impacts?

One of the things we are worried about is how ICD-10 implementation affects reimbursements for healthcare providers. And since Oct. 1, we've saying it's too early to tell.
December 27, 2015
Carl Natale

ICD-10 metrics: Are we looking at the right indicators?

This week, I observed we didn't have enough data to judge whether the ICD-10 transition was successful or not. Basically we need more data to know that.
December 03, 2014
Carl Natale

ICD-10 implementation does NOT have to delay reimbursements

It's really not hard to understand why physicians are asking for a two-year delay of ICD-10 implementation. We keep telling physicians that they may have to survive without reimbursement revenue for...