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June 01, 2015
Carl Natale

8 tips for a smoother ICD-10 transition

Unless the federal government changes its mind, we will have ICD-10 implementation in four months. Even the very prepared medical practices have a few things to figure out yet.
August 05, 2015
Carl Natale

WEDI survey results could mean a very interesting ICD-10 transition

The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange released its latest ICD-10 readiness survey this week. October will be interesting.
October 10, 2015
Carl Natale

ICD-10 transition has increased frustrations for physicians

The conventional wisdom is that we need to wait a few weeks to tell if the ICD-10 transition is successful. It seems that physicians aren't willing to wait.
March 25, 2015
Carl Natale

Why your medical practice needs you to be an ICD-10 champion

With about six months to go before the ICD-10 deadline, many medical practices are wondering if they can get it done in time. They may think they need a hero but a champion would do.
May 11, 2015
Carl Natale

Instead of hating ICD-10 coding, learn to love the documentation

Some healthcare professionals argue it's not the 68,000 ICD-10 codes, it's the documentation that's the problem.
September 23, 2015
Carl Natale

What's left to do in the week before ICD-10 coding goes live

There's only a week left before you have to start using ICD-10 codes. Here are some ideas for what to do in that time.
April 15, 2015
Carl Natale

Guest Post: Observations and lessons learned from the front lines of ICD-10

It's been nearly six years since HHS published the final rule replacing ICD-9 with ICD-10. As we march toward what appears to be the third and final deadline, it's time to reflect on what we’ve seen, experienced, and learned.
July 27, 2016
Carl Natale

Can healthcare keep the ICD-10 transition a positive experience?

So far, the healthcare industry seems pleased with the ICD-10 transition. The medical claims data has not shown significant increases in denials or decreases in reimbursements. Medical coding productivity is a bit murkier.
November 04, 2015
Carl Natale

How U.S. healthcare fared during 1 month of ICD-10 implementation

ICD-10 implementation started a month ago so let's take a look at how it went.
December 09, 2015
Carl Natale

Medical coder availability could add to ICD-10 frustrations

It's OK to admit medical coding is confusing. Some intelligent people just can't wrap their heads around it. That's why the healthcare system relies on medical coders.