February 06, 2012
Carl Natale

Guest Post: Common problems with HIPAA 5010

The following is a guest post by Jackie Griffin, manager of training and project implementation at Gateway EDI. There is absolutely no denying it now – HIPAA 5010 is here, and we’re all feeling the...
November 04, 2011
Carl Natale

Week in Review: It's a good week to learn more about ICD-10 implementation

There's a lot to learn this week thanks to a virtual conference and a collection of handbooks. If you put off checking it out, you're not alone. There are a few surveys that suggest procrastination...
August 18, 2011
Carl Natale

Week in Review: What it takes to survive ICD-10 implementation

I don't know if ICD-10 will kill the superbill. But I know it's not going to hurt innovation. Keep reading for more predictions and developments:   National HIPAA 5010 Testing Week: Will enough...
June 17, 2011
Carl Natale

Week in Review: Preparing for HIPAA 5010 without neglecting ICD-10 prep

With the HIPAA 5010 deadline just a bit more than six months away, there's more discussion of how to handle it. But ICD-10 isn't pushed to the back burner. There is effort to tie the two...
June 03, 2011
Carl Natale

Week in Review: More information to ease ICD-10 migration

There's a lot of information that came out this week that can help us move toward ICD-10 implementation.   5010 national testing days announced On June 15 and Aug. 24, all HIPAA-covered entities –...
December 16, 2010
Carl Natale

Consultancy: Clients need to own ICD-10 roadmap

Don't assume someone else will handle the HIPAA 5010 and ICD-10 conversions for you. That was part of the message CMS (The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) expressed last week and...
November 04, 2010
Carl Natale

Avant, ICD-10 Coders Academy join forces for staffing resources

In a partnership that the companies claim will be advantageous to healthcare professionals and the organizations that employ them alike, Avant Healthcare has teamed up with ICD-10 Coders Academy....
July 21, 2010
Carl Natale

Top 6 health IT priorities: Where ICD-10 fits

In a vendor-conducted survey published on Tuesday, ICD-10 resides near the head of healthcare IT shops' to-do list for the next year. Embarcadero Technologies shared its study results and, not...