ICD-10 & Coding
A physician summons Yogi Berra to recommend sticking a fork in ICD-10 and giving clinicians a more effective coding system.
As each year comes to a close, John Halamka, MD, looks back on the challenges and achievements of the past 12 months.
By leveraging a few key strategies, you can greatly simplify the reporting process and begin realizing the financial benefits of the code more quickly than you might expect.
In a few weeks, we will be using ICD-10 codes. There's a quick way to boost ICD-10 expertise and knowledge in that time.
Readiness survey suggests transition will be tricky.
Let's look at one disease state to understand what that term really means.
As ICD-10 draws closer, you may feel like you're stuck in one of the five stages of grief. Hannah Galvin, MD, has some advice and reassuring thoughts.
After decades using ICD-9, we've learned to manage its quirks, says Jon Elion, MD, but we don't yet have that comfort level with ICD-10. He's not as concerned about ICD-10-CM as he is about ICD-10 PCS.
With the Oct. 1, 2015, deadline fast-approaching, is your organization ready for ICD-10? Here's a quick readiness assessment to benchmark where you are -- and where you should consider being.
A quick way to strike fear in the hearts of many healthcare professionals is to talk about how many ICD-10 codes will be in play after Oct. 1.