By Steve Gray Stevenson, Healthcare writer at audioeducator.com
Earlier this month President Obama signed a 12-month “doc fix” deal that will result in the delay of ICD-10 until at least Oct. 1, 2015.
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) has estimated that the one-year delay could cost the healthcare industry up to $6.6 billion. And the postponement might cost their hospital clients anywhere …
By Ken Bradley
Whether the latest ICD-10 delay leaves you feeling frustrated or breathing a sigh of relief, all practices are wondering the same thing – where do we go from here?
For now, the implications of the new legislation delaying the implementation date are still unclear, and chances are there will be more questions than answers for quite some time. This …
By Phil Dolan
When practices make the move from ICD-9 to ICD-10, the learning curve will be quite steep. Aside from having to master the ins and outs of a more vast and specific code set, administrative and clinical staff will also have to translate common ICD-9 codes to ICD-10. Much more than a simple substitution, code mapping requires a significant …
By Gina Hayes
With only a few months left to prepare for the ICD-10 transition, Orthopaedic Specialists of the Carolinas is busy getting ready, but not without the help of a committee leading our efforts. Transitioning to thousands more codes is a massive undertaking, and we want to make sure everyone in our 46-provider practice is ready and comfortable with the …
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