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January 17, 2016
Carl Natale

ICD-10 Transition: What was the big deal?

Last week we overheard Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt refer to the ICD-10 transition as, "the biggest event no one heard about."
January 24, 2012
Carl Natale

ICD-10 Benefits: A specific example of improving patient care

One of the persistent arguments arguments against ICD-10 coding is that it will have no effect on patient care. On that point, Rhonda Butler seems to agree that updating medical coding doesn't...
November 09, 2011
Carl Natale

How ICD-10 can create opportunities for medical coders

Kristi Stanton is looking forward to ICD-10 implementation because she sees it creating a lot of opportunity for medical coders. And she's not the only one. The things about ICD-10 that prompt...