Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) is crucial to ICD-10 readiness. Current issues with ICD-9 in documentation will persist with ICD-10. Taking an advanced approach to CDI now that accounts for all lengths of stay, all payers, and all care settings can make all the difference. This infographic shows you advanced CDI at a glance.
Medicare rules for medical necessity, called Local and National Coverage Determinations (LCDs and NCDs), currently account for as many as 500,000 ICD-9 and HCPCS/CPT code pairs. The number of code pairs will increase under ICD-10. The good news is that ICD-10 policies and edits can be included in your medical necessity content. This infographic provides an overview of the medical necessity issues you should be aware of as you transition to ICD-10.
3M's updated ICD-10 eGuide provides a high-level overview of steps hospitals can take now to ready their organizations for the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10, including key success factors to gauge progress. This guide includes insights from 3M experts and clients on empowering your ICD-10 program, analyzing financial impact, and measuring success, plus videos, media links, checklists, and links to useful industry sites.
Congratulations to CMS on the success of its recent end-to-end testing, which demonstrated that CMS systems are ready to accept ICD-10 claims. How Exactly? Find out by viewing this infographic.