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Zika: We Have a Code, and Other Updates

We have a code! The Zika virus has continued to generate national headlines. During this past week, it was announced that Zika can be transmitted through sexual contact as well as infected mosquitoes. Best Medical Coding Course!

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ICD-10 Ombudsman: Transition will be ‘Rocky’ Couple of Months

ICD-10 Ombudsman: Transition will be ‘Rocky’ Couple of Months

As the newly-appointed ICD-10 ombudsman, William Rogers, M.D., is the internal advocate within the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services charged with investigating and addressing stakeholder complaints and problems they might encounter starting October 1—the compliance deadline for the new code set.

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CMS Advises Delay in ICD-10 Front-End Testing Until October

Providers, suppliers, billing companies and clearinghouses can submit ICD-10 acknowledgement test claims anytime up to the new planned October 1, 2015 ICD-10 implementation date.

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