AMA really not softening it's approach to ICD-10 implementation

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It's not news that the American Medical Association (AMA) opposes ICD-10 implementation. But it's kind of fun when it grudgingly accepts it as a reality. Read »

Laughing ourselves all the way to another ICD-10 delay

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I'm not a fan of the "zany" ICD-10 jokes because they're a way for ICD-10 opponents to belittle the code set without raising real concerns. Read »

Is the ICD-10 transition is going to hurt physicians more than vendors?

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It's fair to wonder if the federal government is going to postpone ICD-10 implementation again. Considering the history of ICD-10 delays, it's not hard to imagine another one. Read »

CMS, CDC update ICD-10 guidelines

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) updated the ICD-10 guidelines: Read »

What is the ICD-10 code for dragging your feet?

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The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) released its ICD-10 Industry Readiness Survey this week. Read »

CMS looking for ICD-10 testing volunteers

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is looking for healthcare providers to participate in end-to-end testing Jan. 26-30. Read »

How fraud and waste can help ICD-10 advocates

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There seems to be a lot of concern this week about the possibility of another ICD-10 delay. The threat level hasn't increased, but industry leaders are considering  what it takes to prevent another delay. Read »

Why medical practices need ICD-10 acknowledgement testing

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Acknowledgement testing isn't as sexy as end-to-end testing. All you find out is if your medical claim is accepted. Read »

ICD-10 Delay: Healthcare moves into the acceptance stage

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It's been about five months since the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA) was passed, and healthcare professionals are still trying to figure out what happened. Read »

What comes after ICD-10 implementation?

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The debate over ICD-10 implementation has become rather predictable. Read »

 
 

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