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With ICD-10 about a month away, healthcare providers say ‘bring it on’

Not since Jan. 1, 2000, have so many industry professionals had their eyes on a deadline as they do on Oct. 1, 2015. Questions abound regarding the financial repercussions of the coding format conversion across the provider spectrum, but especially for small hospitals and physician clinics. The biggest fear is that a blizzard of claims […]

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There’s A Code For That: Doctors Brace For 155,000 Choices

Suppose, in a comical sequence of indignities, you are pecked by a goose, bitten by a crocodile, crushed by a human stampede at an opera house, injured in a fall from your motorized scooter and — finally and irrevocably — sucked into a jet engine and spit out the other end. Soon, your hospital will […]

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AHIMA Responds to Concerns Over ICD-10 Contingency Plans

Concerns from a coalition of medical and professional organizations that CMS’ lack of contingency plans for the ICD-10 transition are understandable but unfounded, according to the American Health Information Management Association, HealthLeaders Media reports (Commins, HealthLeaders Media, 3/9). Background on ICD-10 Concerns U.S. health care organizations are working to transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 code […]

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Why Physician Practices Need To Build An ICD-10 Bridge

The ICD-10 mandate may be delayed another year, but providers and EHR vendors shouldn’t view the reprieve as an opportunity to relax.

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Who Was Behind The ICD-10 Delay


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How ICD-10’s Latest Delay Affects Students

“There are no more delays and the system will go live Oct. 1. Let’s face it guys, we’ve delayed it several times, and it’s time to move on.” — CMS Administrator Marylin Tavenner.

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What You Need To Know To Start Your ICD-10 Planning

Let’s assume you’re relieved that ICD-10 implementation has been extended a year because you haven’t done anything about it yet.

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Memorizing ICD-10-CM By The Letters – Part 3

This article continues the series that aims to provide assistance in “memorizing” ICD-10-CM – maybe not to the exact code, but the process will get you close. Shall we continue?

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Payers Respond to ICD-10 Delay

The questions came flying in from audience members during a recent broadcast of Talk Ten Tuesdays in which two payer representatives — Dennis Winkler from BlueCross-BlueShield of Michigan and Sidney Hebert with Humana —were interviewed.

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HRAA Responds to ICD-10 Delay

Health Revenue Assurance Holdings Inc. (otcqb:HRAA) (“HRAA”) a leading provider of revenue integrity solutions for healthcare provider organizations, announced its response to the one year compliance deadline delay for converting to ICD-10 coding.

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