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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 ICD-10-CM (Clinical Modification) is a system used by physicians and other healthcare providers to classify and code all diagnoses, symptoms and procedures recorded in conjunction with hospital care in the United States. 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 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
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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