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January 11, 2017
It turns out the transition to ICD-10 didn't go quite as smoothly as previously thought, particularly for the small practice physicians who were most anxious about the changeover from ICD-9 on Oct. ...
February 10, 2016
The American Health Information Management Association now has an ICD-10 code for the birth defect-causing Zika virus: A92.8. On Feb. 5, as 11 states had reported travel-associated cases of the ...
December 09, 2015
RSNA 2015, the biggest North American healthcare tech conference, featured an international crowd and medical imaging innovation. Meanwhile, the ICD-10 transition has been smooth.
November 30, 2015
Many were fearful of the switch from ICD-9 to ICD-10, however, it seems there have been few problems. Two industry sources explain what they're hearing on the issue.
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The International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS) is a U.S. cataloging system for procedural codes that track various health interventions taken by medical professionals. Continue Reading
The International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Edition (ICD-10) is a clinical cataloging system that went into effect for the U.S. healthcare industry on Oct. 1, 2015, after a series of lengthy delays. Continue Reading
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is a professional organization that promotes the business and clinical uses of electronic and paper-based medical information. Continue Reading
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Cerner Corporation president Zane Burke, said the vendor is ready for the $4.3 billion DoD EHR contract. SearchHealthIT's HIT Squad discussed Burke's proclamation in this podcast. Continue Reading
AHIMA CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon talked about the ICD-10 transition and said information governance is needed to control the "tsunami" of information created by EHRs. Continue Reading
The ICD-9 to ICD-10 transition has been a long time coming in the U.S. This guide examines the increase in codes and what providers did to prepare. Continue Reading
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The increased specificity and volume of ICD-10 codes in comparison to its predecessor ICD-9 hasn't complicated medical coding, judging by the amount of claims denied since Oct. 1, 2015. That date ... Continue Reading
Many small physician practices aren't ready for ICD-10 yet, and, in some cases, it's because their vendors don't have ICD-10-ready services. Continue Reading
Internal testing, employee education and training are three of the most important actions providers should take ahead of the ICD-10 deadline. Continue Reading
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Revenue cycle management professionals seem to have reluctantly accepted that the ICD-10 conversion won't be a smooth process. Continue Reading
This issue of SearchHealthIT's Pulse e-zine looks at the upcoming ICD-10 deadline, with a focus on the final prep work before the Oct. 1 transition. Continue Reading
After a one-year delay, the real, actual ICD-10 transformation deadline is here. Where are organizations in this process? Has the delay helped, or are providers still scrambling to transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10? This edition of Pulse takes ... Continue Reading