Nine Months Out, Should ICD-10 Be Delayed or Replaced With SNOMED-CT?
By Ken Bradley
In the remaining nine months before ICD-10’s scheduled transition date, some of healthcare’s largest and most influential associations are on opposite sides of the table. Should we delay another year or two, should we get it over with, or should we replace it altogether with another idea?
With ICD-10 less than a year away, it is imperative that your organization analyzes the risks that may arise with the transition from ICD-9 to 10. Risk examination begins with conducting a gap analysis. The gap analysis will identify any risks or problem areas (gaps) that could potentially occur in various departments due to the transition.
When it comes to ICD-10 readiness, MGMA subject matter experts advise chart auditing and compliance work
At a time of intense pressure on medical group professionals, MGMA encourages its members to invest in chart auditing for compliance and training and emphasizes the fringe benefits as outlined in the MGMA Connection article “Chart auditing for compliance and training,” which include:
By Audrey Coaxum, CHI, CMCO, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, Faculty, Practice Management Institute
A new day is dawning for medical coding professionals. If the size ICD-10-CM coding manual wasn’t intimidating enough, the increased level of documentation it requires might cause coders to want to run the other direction. To better understand the new coding system, Practice Management Institute shares three concepts you …
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