February 25, 2017
Carl Natale

ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting to meet March 7-8

The ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee meetings are where Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) discuss how the ICD-10 codes sets should be changed. This is how the number of codes grows.
September 24, 2016
Carl Natale

Pediatricians request additional ICD-10 codes for Zika diagnoses

The American Academy of Pediatrics requested the new codes. The goal is to make the new changes live April 1, 2017. Comments are being accepted until Oct. 16.
August 28, 2016
Carl Natale

How ICD-10-CM/PCS changes are made

The ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee is meeting 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 13-14 to discuss proposed changes to ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS.
May 05, 2016
Carl Natale

Should there be ICD-10 codes for medical errors

There is a lot of attention being given to the reports that medical errors are the third leading cause of death.
March 14, 2015
Carl Natale

Do you want to know why there is an ICD-10 code for that?

If you ever wondered how there got to be so many ICD-10 diagnosis codes, clear your schedule for Thursday.
October 04, 2014
Carl Natale

CMS, CDC update ICD-10 guidelines

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) updated the ICD-10 guidelines: 2015 ICD-10-CM Guidelines [PDF, 515KB] 2015 ICD-10-PCS Coding...
March 03, 2010
Carl Natale

AHIMA: GEMs not one-size fits all

The mappings from ICD-9 to ICD-10 will be so critical to the conversion that a successful outcome depends on them being handled properly. With that in mind, CMS along with the CDC unwrapped General...