ICD-10 Training Archive

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

ICD-10: The Disaster Hoax

With the ICD-10 implementation deadline looming around, most people conceive the idea as a serious threat or potential disaster for the healthcare industry. The perspective predominantly prevalent is that of the concept promoting ICD-10 as a very serious challenge to the physicians, practices and hospitals. No doubt it is a challenge from a psychological stand

Challenges of Converting an ICD-9 Superbill to ICD-10

The U.S. healthcare system is now 10 months away from the ICD-10 “live” date and physician practices around the U.S. are currently deciding on whether or not to convert their current ICD-9 superbill to an ICD-10 superbill. Of course, there are several physicians who currently capture ICD-9s and CPTs through an EMR system or practice

ICD-10 Readiness Guidelines for Physicians

ICD-10 is being compared to the “Y2K” of the Healthcare industry. With that in mind, it is critical that physician practices be prepared for ICD-10 coding to minimize revenue flow disruption and ensure clinical documentation matches ICD-10 specificity. According to an April 2013 survey of 500 physician practices conducted by Navicure, practices consider physician/staff training and