ICD-10 Archive

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

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 Implementation may not be a Burden on Smaller Practices as Expected

Many of the smaller health care providers were reluctant to make ICD 10 preparation, since they thought that the transition would be a big financial burden. However, according to the latest reports, the estimates for ICD 10 implementation figures were exaggerated. The report, which was published in one of the health journals also found that

Delay In ICD 10 Coding Transition Causing Concern To Healthcare Providers

As per the recent reports, the official date for ICD 10 coding transition has been postponed to one year i.e. until October 1, 2015. Although this has come as a relief for most healthcare organizations that were still not ready for moving onto the latest ICD coding sets, some physicians have however expressed their disapproval.

Get Ready For ICD 10 Transition

ICD or International Statistical Classification of Disease and Related Problems is a module prepared by the World Health Organization. This medical classification includes the various codes for diseases, complaints, abnormal findings, signs, causes of an injury, cause of a disease, social circumstances, etc. Now, the WHO has revised this list with the all-new ICD 10.

ICD-10 To Roll Out In 9

Good news for medical billing companies! The most anticipated ICD-10 is about to roll out in another 9 months, which will revive all the coding systems that are in use until now. ICD-10 PCS and ICD-10 CM were initially adopted in February 2014 with an implementation date a year after. So, the time delay in

ICD-10 Delay: What to do Now?

The CMS had stated that ICD-10 implementation is not going to be delayed this time. It has already pushed to 2014 from last year. But, I guess you will never know anything for sure in future. Now that ICD-10 is postponed till 2015, we still should not lose the momentum that we achieved so far