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Where procrastinating physicians can get ICD-10 help

Carl Natale
by Carl Natale
Where procrastinating physicians can get ICD-10 help

This may seem like a bad time to bring this up but healthcare practices need to be ready for ICD-10 coding by Oct. 1. As long as Congress doesn't do something crazy, there's only six months to get ready.

I know. If only someone had told you sooner.

So where do you start?

Well we have this guide to ICD-10 implementation prepared by 3M. It's written for hospitals but it's worth it for any healthcare provider to read. There are some real tips about budgeting, assessing impacts and measuring progress.

[Download: ICD-10 Ready, Set, Go]

It also lists more places you can go for information on getting through the ICD-10 transition.