ICD-10 & Coding

summer sunset
By Tom Sullivan 12:53 pm September 04, 2015
As Labor Day weekend arrives, we look back on the hottest articles of the warmest season. Healthcare IT News' most popular looked at analytics, ICD-10, emerging technologies and other trends shaking up the industry.
Clock
By Tom Sullivan 09:00 am September 01, 2015
More than half of healthcare providers are not yet on track to comply with the new code set on Oct. 1, 2015, at least according to a survey published Tuesday.
Laptop with data
By Tom Sullivan 09:03 am August 31, 2015
Call it the summer of ICD-10 software. A corps of startups and stalwarts, in fact, are bringing new products to market to help smooth the transition.
Typing on laptop
By Mike Miliard 09:12 am August 28, 2015
Medicare fee-for-service providers, clearinghouses and billing agencies built on earlier successes during the final end-to-end testing week in July, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Magnifying glass on person icon
By Susan Morse 08:58 am August 28, 2015
Acting CMS administrator Andy Slavitt revealed that William Rogers, MD, director of CMS' Physicians Regulatory Issues Team, will be the ICD-10 ombudsman to the federal agency.
Calendar and clock
By John Andrews 07:38 am August 24, 2015
Fifteen years after the Y2K panic, the healthcare industry is once again closely watching the calendar. Not since Jan. 1, 2000, have so many industry professionals had their eyes on a deadline as they do on Oct. 1, 2015.
jumping hurdles
By Tom Sullivan 08:01 am August 10, 2015
Even the staunchest opponents would be astonished if Congress somehow managed to pass legislation delaying or killing the code set. But that doesn't mean it can't happen.
HHS
By Tom Sullivan 10:57 am August 03, 2015
While the outlook among hospitals, payers and IT vendors has improved, one industry segment remains unprepared. Officials said that is cause for concern.
Health icons
By John Andrews 09:51 am July 31, 2015
The WEDI Summer Forum on ICD-10 held in Chicago earlier this week could be accurately referred to as "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About ICD-10 (But Were Afraid to Ask)."
Person typing
By Tom Sullivan 08:00 am July 16, 2015
The predicted dip in productivity can be "a minor speed bump or a gigantic crater." That all depends on a number of factors and it's not too late to start mitigating them ahead of the deadline.

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