ICD-10 Archive

ICD-10 #2 Benefits of Electronic Charge Submissions

This time last year doctors everywhere were getting over ICD-10 conversion letdown shock and finding themselves experiencing something between supreme irritation, overwhelming relief, and hopefulness that it was not all for nothing … all the coding seminars attended, all the new coding reference materials bought and shelved. The ICD-10 code conversion had again been put

ICD-10 #1 Tools and Tips

ICD-10 #1 Tools and Tips   Conversion to ICD-10 has actually been going on for some time on a global scale, and is about to be joined by vast numbers of doctors in the U.S. Payers and clearinghouses everywhere have been testing, testing, testing, and most big industry players say they are ready for v10. MTBC

Fourteen Unusual ICD-10 Codes

There are 68,000 billing codes within the current ICD-10 structure, in opposition to an insufficient 13,000 beneath the new ICD-9. The forthcoming symptom codes, calculated to mend the billing procedures and aid in public well-being and value decrease beyond the healthcare transportation arrangement, possess providers, throughout the quarter anxious about the incorporation. The latest survey by

Five Possible Consequences of Delaying ICD-10 Transition

While healthcare corporations get ready for the ICD-10 transformation, everybody perceives there will be an opposition. The ICD-10 implementation is primarily occurring for the duration of the night,” states Doug Fenstermaker, who is the supervising director and vice president of the healthcare for Warbird Consulting Partners, an expert business organization with an interest on the

Creating A Smooth Transition to ICD-10

Many still misinterpret how ICD-10 will influence an outstanding number of organizations. A few decision-making shareholders do not comprehend what ICD-10 actually is. This is the explanation that numerous amounts of employees are falling behind reflecting it as only information systems and coding preparation. So what’s the great concern? ICD-10 is a great concern. What

Congress urged not to Further Delay the ICD 10 Implementation

It was the very slow rate of ICD 10 transition among the hospitals that forced Congress to pass the legislation pushing the ICD 10 implementation date to October 2015. But, many hospitals were prepared to meet the initial deadline and they are disappointed by the fact that the Federal Government keeps delaying the full implementation

Concerns Rise about Achieving ICD 10 Transition within the Stipulated Time

The repeated postponements and delays in setting the transition deadline for ICD 10 coding are raising new concerns in the healthcare industry. Many industry leaders are wondering whether the transition from ICD 9 to ICD 10 will ever get done. Already, it is becoming clear that the Federal Government might have to further extend the

Training Centers started Medical Billing Programs on ICD 10 Codes

There have been much advancement in the healthcare sector and the latest one is the introduction of ICD 10 codes. Now, ICD 10 implementation is not an easy task, mainly because it requires training. However, the medical billing program of some of the firms has come up with training in ICD 10 codes. One of

Newly Formed Consortium hopes to make ICD 10 Transition smoother for Smaller Providers

October 1, 2015 has been set as the final date for healthcare providers for ICD 10 implementation. With this, ICD 10 training and implementation has been the major topic of discussion in the medical industry. Since ICD 10 is about to bring a major change in the overall system, industry experts are looking for simpler

New Report Says ICD 10 Adoption Costs Are Lesser Than Expected

Good news for small healthcare practitioners! A recent study indicates that the overall cost for small healthcare practitioners to migrate from ICD-9 to ICD 10 is relatively cheaper that what was predicted earlier. The study report, which was published in American Health Information Management Association’s official journal, is sure to trigger the pace of ICD