ICD-10 & Coding: all articles most popular
February 27, 2017
Carl Natale

Quick looks at ICD-10 codes

Here's a round up of recent articles and posts on how to code diagnoses and procedures in ICD-10.
February 20, 2017
Carl Natale

Entry-level medical coders need more than memorized ICD-10 codes

Because there is more to medical coding than memorizing ICD-10 codes, hospitals need to help coders — especially entry-level coders — further their expertise.
February 19, 2017
Carl Natale

Football injury study may show limits of ICD-10 data

In November, we looked at a study of concussions in Texas youth sports. Observers were at games played by grades 7-12 and recorded injuries.
March 26, 2015

The "best of" the 3M ICD-10 coding scenarios

More than 1,300 proactive inpatient and outpatient coders, CDI specialists, and professional coding staff across the country have been testing their ICD-10 coding knowledge with coding scenarios since June 2013. Now, we want to give you the top three most viewed coding challenges of all time.
September 04, 2015
Carl Natale

ICD-10 guidance for procrastinating physicians

In case you haven't heard, the U.S. healthcare system will be using ICD-10 codes on Oct. 1. To help those physician practices that are just starting to prepare, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has put together a quick guide.
May 02, 2015
Carl Natale

CMS offers 10 ICD-10 facts

Last week the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) offered five facts to keep everyone focused on the ICD-10 truth. This week they supplemented the list with five more facts.
July 01, 2015
Carl Natale

Now is a good time to panic about the ICD-10 deadline

If you've been ignoring every piece of ICD-10 advice and guidance for the past three years, this is the post you want to read, print out and keep close to your heart.
February 02, 2015

ICD-10 Issues for Coders, CDI Specialists, and Physicians

Barbara Aubry, senior regulatory analyst, 3M Health Information Systems, started the discussion with the following question about physician engagement in clinical documentation improvement. Other 3M experts discussed the role of coders, CDI specialists, and others.
August 01, 2015
Carl Natale

CMS clarifies what is an ICD-10 family

The detente between the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and American Medical Association (AMA) calls for physician practices to use ICD-10 codes in the correct family in order to qualify for reimbursement.
February 02, 2015

ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - Frequently asked questions for Executives and IT Professionals

Like anything else, knowing where to start on a major project can be the most difficult part of the process. This FAQ covers some preliminary questions that you may be asking as you prepare for the ICD-10 transition.