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March 16, 2016
Carl Natale

Hang on; we're getting ICD-10 updates

Remember last year when ICD-10 opponents insisted ICD-10 coding was out of date? They were right — kind of. The ICD-10-CM/PCS code sets haven't had major updates since Oct. 1, 2011, but that's going to change this year.
February 02, 2015

Cautions on Predicting ICD-10 Financial Impact

Rhonda Butler, senior clinical research analysis, 3M Health Information Systems, asked the following polling question about predicting the financial impact of ICD-10 implementation and discussed challenges to be aware of.
January 03, 2017
Carl Natale

By the way, ICD-11 still is on the way

Not many healthcare professionals really enjoy being in a constant state of transition. Bureaucrats seem to be changing things all the time.
October 03, 2015
Carl Natale

ICD-10 implementation gets real - finally

This isn't the typical Week in Review column because really the only thing that mattered in healthcare IT was that U.S. healthcare organizations started using ICD-10 codes Thursday. So let's focus on what happened Thursday.
March 26, 2015
Carl Natale

Where procrastinating physicians can get ICD-10 help

This may seem like a bad time to bring this up but healthcare practices need to be ready for ICD-10 coding by Oct. 1. As long as Congress doesn't do something crazy, there's only six months to get ready.
March 23, 2016
Carl Natale

CMS reminds us that clinical documentation is an ICD-10 strategy

Last week , the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) offered tips on addressing ICD-10 issues. One of the areas to consider is clinical documentation.
February 18, 2015
Carl Natale

How to prepare for ICD-10 testing

Remember the good ol' days when test preparation meant pulling an all-nighter before taking the exam? That's not going to cut it when preparing for ICD-10 testing. [Read also: ICD-10 Testing...
May 21, 2016
Carl Natale

How to tell if your ICD-10 coding has an unspecified problem

The conventional wisdom is that medical practices are going to have problems when healthcare payers want more specific ICD-10 codes. Will it really be a problem?
May 02, 2016
Carl Natale

ICD-10 denials may be lower than ICD-9 denials

RemitData has released some data that shows the denied rates for certain services is mostly down since a year ago.
June 20, 2015
Carl Natale

ICD-10 Safe Harbors: What can go wrong?

Safe harbors and grace periods are becoming the hottest phrases in healthcare politics since politicians started rallying against waste and abuse.