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October 26, 2016
Carl Natale

Four roadblocks to improving ICD-10 data collection

There may be optimism that ICD-10 data will provide benefits for healthcare providers but pessimism persists too.
October 25, 2016
Carl Natale

ICD-10 codes and documentation need to get more specific

It's too early to tell if the end of the ICD-10 specificity grace period is having any effect, but there are signs of optimism that heathcare providers will get more specific without much trouble.
October 22, 2016
Carl Natale

ICD-10 coding contest reveals accuracy issues

Back in September, we passed along a brief about Central Learning's "Code your way to $5K" contest that offered three coders the chance to win $5,000. Central Learning has announced the three winners.
October 09, 2016
Carl Natale

The transition to ICD-10 specificity should be smooth

It's only been a week, but there's no real evidence that end of the ICD-10 grace period has had an impact on U.S. healthcare.
October 08, 2016
Carl Natale

How much value does ICD-10 data have?

At the end of September, I noted that the ICD-10 transition was mild compared to dire predictions but physician skepticism remained strong. Joseph Conn writing for Modern Healthcare found agreement on a smooth ICD-10 transition but found little evidence that ICD-10 granularity has created benefits.
September 21, 2016

Nine ICD-10 update tips

It's less than two weeks before U.S. healthcare providers are expected to use more updated ICD-10-CM/PCS.
September 20, 2016
Carl Natale

WHO introduces ICD-PM to account for infant deaths

The last thing physicians want is more ICD coding. But there are good reasons to record why infants die.
September 07, 2016
Carl Natale

Clinical documentation key to more than ICD-10 coding

Healthcare payment models are changing and clinical documentation is key.
September 06, 2016
Carl Natale

ICD-10 codes aren't the only updates on Oct. 1

The U.S. healthcare industry is preparing for an update of the ICD-10-CM/PCS code sets on Oct. 1, 2016 but the actual codes aren't the only things due to change.
September 02, 2016
Carl Natale

How to win $5,000 with ICD-10 coding skills

Central Learning is running an online ICD-10 coding contest that promises $5,000 to three medical coders.