September 23, 2015
It has happened before: Y2K and HIPAA 5010 brought preliminary cataclysmic predictions that fizzled once the deadline arrived. ICD-10 just might follow suit.
June 10, 2015
Could CMS be forced to oblige if more states start enacting similar anti-ICD-10 measures?
May 20, 2015
What to make of the newest Congressional wrangling over the conversion to ICD-10 and the rekindled debate that has followed. Also: the one thing healthcare executives should be doing right now.
February 05, 2013
ICD-10 experts say the one-year implementation delay doesn't allow organizations to relax their transition efforts. It is for this reason that a day-long ICD-10 Symposium will be offered on Sunday, March 2 at HIMSS13.
April 20, 2012
Heather Haugen, vice president of research at the Breakaway Group, a Xerox subsidiary, discusses some opportunities created by the ICD-10 delay in terms of clinical documentation and alignment with EHRs, controlling coders' learning curves and addressing anticipated productivity loss following the compliance deadline.
April 11, 2012
The government on last month announced it would delay enforcement of HIPAA 5010 transactions to June 30, 2012. It’s the second three-month delay on enforcement made by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Office of E-Health Standards and Services (OESS).
March 15, 2012
The government on Thursday announced it would delay enforcement of HIPAA 5010 transactions to June 30, 2012. It's the second three-month delay on enforcement to be made by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Office of E-Health Standards and Services (OESS).
March 15, 2012
When it comes to ICD-10 preparedness, payers are well ahead of providers in the quest to be ready for the new coding format by the Oct. 1, 2013 deadline. That news probably doesn’t come as a shock to anyone involved in the process, but it shows that the claim-filing infrastructure should be ready on the receiving end, coding experts say.
February 15, 2012
With the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services signaling a potential delay for ICD-10 implementation -- and the AMA cheering that prospect -- one physician says the move could adversely impact health reform.
February 14, 2012
Extinguishing any hope that maybe, just maybe, the healthcare realm is somehow more prepared than it appears for HIPAA 5010, at least two vendors publicly stated that they are ready for the EDI mandate in mid-January.