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June 27, 2015
Carl Natale

AMA and CMS team up to get ready for ICD-10 implementation

The American Medical Association (AMA) is being useful. Seriously.
June 20, 2015
Carl Natale

ICD-10 Safe Harbors: What can go wrong?

Safe harbors and grace periods are becoming the hottest phrases in healthcare politics since politicians started rallying against waste and abuse.
June 13, 2015
Carl Natale

What's so funny about ICD-10 codes?

Steve Sisko doesn't think a child drowning is funny. Who does?
June 06, 2015
Carl Natale

Politicians offer unspecified ideas for a smoother ICD-10 transition

When it comes to politics, anything can happen. That includes another delay of ICD-10 implementation.
May 30, 2015
Carl Natale

Not every ICD-10 solution needs to be expensive

One of the big fears about ICD-10 implementation is that the technical upgrades will be very expensive. Which is understandable.
May 16, 2015
Carl Natale

New bill wants to make sure ICD-10 implementation is 'fully functioning'

U.S. House Rep. Diane Black, R-Tenn., isn't against ICD-10 implementation but she has introduced a bill to make sure medical practices won't be penalized by mistakes.
May 09, 2015
Carl Natale

Radiology labs need to be proactive with ICD-10 implementation

Queries within a medical practice are one thing. Reaching out to a physician in the same facility could be inconvenient.
May 02, 2015
Carl Natale

CMS offers 10 ICD-10 facts

Last week the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) offered five facts to keep everyone focused on the ICD-10 truth. This week they supplemented the list with five more facts.
April 25, 2015
Carl Natale

ICD-10 testing woes may need a dose of 'squeaky wheel'

The HIMSS ICD-10 Task Force offered some interesting information at the 2015 HIMSS conference last week. Much of the session discussed what to do after the ICD-10 deadline.
April 11, 2015
Carl Natale

Will there be enough ICD-10 testing by Oct. 1?

Recently, I've been reading comments from healthcare providers having problems finding willing ICD-10 testing partners. Then the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) ICD-10 readiness survey came out this week.