ICD-10 & Coding

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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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By Tom Sullivan 10:35 am July 08, 2015
ICD-10 Charts unveiled a new suite of products designed to help small and mid-size providers convert to and prepare for ICD-10.
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By Mike Miliard 04:14 pm July 07, 2015
One notable thing about CMS' revisions to its ICD-10 policy on Monday is the fact that many suggestions came straight from the AMA. Historically, after all, there's been no love lost between the two organizations on this heated subject.
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By Tom Sullivan 01:34 pm July 06, 2015
In a surprise concession, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Monday that it would work with the American Medical Association on four steps designed to ease the transition to ICD-10.
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By Mike Miliard 09:43 am July 02, 2015
As the summer dawns, we look back on the first six months of the year, highlighting the biggest stories -- from population health to ICD-10, meaningful use to privacy and security -- that had Healthcare IT News readers clicking, tweeting, liking, sharing and commenting.
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By Carl Natale 10:52 am July 01, 2015
Arguably just as important as ICD-10 readiness come time for October is also focusing on what's to happen afterward. And not all of what you hear is necessarily true. Much of it is myth.
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By Mike Miliard 09:28 am June 16, 2015
More than one ICD-10 bill has been introduced in Congress recently aiming to create a "safe harbor" for physician claims denial post-switchover. But the Coalition for ICD-10 has put forth six reasons why such a move would have "far-reaching, negative consequences."
Are you ready
By Mike Miliard 10:56 am June 11, 2015
Despite a flurry of legislative activity at the state and federal level clouding the waters around ICD-10 in recent weeks, the deadline for the code set switchover is still set for Oct. 1 – less than four months away. How ready are you?
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By Tom Sullivan 01:39 pm June 10, 2015
Could CMS be forced to oblige if more states start enacting similar anti-ICD-10 measures?
By Erin McCann 11:04 am June 09, 2015
U.S. lawmakers are making their third attempt in just over a month to tweak ICD-10 with new legislation.