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What Impact Did ICD-10 Conversion Have On Hospital Denial Rates?

After three delays and much industry opposition, the United States’ healthcare industry transitioned Oct. 1, 2015, to ICD-10, increasing the number of diagnostic codes from 13,000 to 68,000. Best Medical Coding Course!

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ICD-10 Impact On Reimbursement, Payers, And Providers

Z23. That’s the ICD-10 billing code for an immunization encounter. It’s also the only code that stumped the team at Arlington, Virginia-based Privia Health, a national medical group.

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ICD-10 Transition Likely Bumpy Into Early 2016

The U.S. health care system began using the International Classification of Diseases 10th edition on Oct. 1.

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Rewarding Your Staff for ICD-10 Related Stress

ICD-10 is coming. How will you reward your practice for the stress it causes? Congress is very unlikely to delay ICD-10 again this year, especially with the furor over the Nuclear Treaty and another potential government shut down on the horizon. Despite the apparent lack of readiness, it seems as if it actually will occur […]

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Six Training Tips for a Successful ICD-10 Implementation

In just a few short weeks, the landmark ICD-10 transition that has been anticipated and delayed countless times will arrive on Oct. 1, 2015.

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Are Practices More Ready for ICD-10 Than They Realize?

Recent survey results from the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) seem dire for physician practices, but the numbers may not tell the whole story.

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5 Best Practices To Ensure A Smooth, Expedient ICD-10 Transition

The ICD-10 Compliance date is looming and it is imperative that healthcare providers be prepared to make the transition. It affects everything from claims processing, physicians’ workflow, and patients’ access to care.

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Healthcare Providers In Mad Dash Towards ICD-10

With implementation of ICD-10 less than three months away, revenue cycle teams are breathing a little more easily since the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ announcement of a year’s grace period in which claims will not be denied because they’re not specific enough.

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Medical Coders Get Tips For Transition To New System

Communication was the theme at the Code It Right conference last week as medical coders prepare for a massive transition to a new medical coding system known as ICD-10.

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State Medical Societies Warn of Disaster with ICD-10 Transition

The country’s four largest state medical societies—California, Florida, New York, and Texas—have warned the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that the Oct. 1 ICD-10 implementation deadline is a “looming disaster.”

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