ICD-10 & Coding

By Carl Natale 03:45 pm April 23, 2015
If you're scrambling to meet the Oct. 1 ICD-10 compliance deadline, why would you want to start assigning ICD-10 codes before then?
By Bonnie Cassidy 08:37 am March 13, 2015
To the average person, ICD-10 might sound like the cataloging number one uses to locate a piece of furniture in an IKEA warehouse. But it's something that impacts all of us as patients, even if many don't realize it.
By Carl Natale 02:52 pm March 12, 2015
No, I'm not saying another delay of ICD-10 implementation is imminent. But this is the time to worry.
By Carl Natale 10:11 am January 20, 2015
ICD10Watch Editor Carl Natale doesn't see how anyone can make the argument that ICD-10 training should be delayed. There are currently less than nine months for learning ICD-10 coding and practice.
By Carl Natale 02:55 pm December 29, 2014
There's a lot being said about the importance of ICD-10 end-to-end testing. But why?
By Carl Natale 08:52 am December 10, 2014
When ICD-10 opponents say there is no benefit for patient care, they're refusing to connect data to healthcare. It's not hard to see why.
By Carl Natale 11:50 am November 26, 2014
Vigorous opposition to ICD-10 implementation is turning to guerrilla warfare.
By Carl Natale 01:32 pm November 19, 2014
Last week we found out that the ICD-10 transition may not be as expensive for medical practices as previously estimated. How does that happen?
By Carl Natale 08:15 am November 12, 2014
The American Medical Association House of Delegates met in Dallas during the weekend without advancing any stands against ICD-10 implementation. But they didn't ignore the subject.
By Carl Natale 10:15 am November 04, 2014
I'm all for finding ways to use ICD-10 codes to solve the world's problems. But I'm not sure it's the right tool for the fight against Ebola.