Who knew healthcare is 'so complicated?'

Carl Natale Feb 28, 2017
President Donald Trump offered an interesting assessment of U.S. healthcare while addressing the National Governors...

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Quick looks at ICD-10 codes

Here's a round up of recent articles and posts on how to code diagnoses and procedures in ICD-10.

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I admit that when I read that when the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it was planning to close...

ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting to meet March 7-8

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The demand for ICD-10 coders has created a lot of opportunity for medical coders. Remote coding is such an opportunity. It...

How to improve ICD-10 productivity with remote coding

Medical coding productivity may be returning to pre-ICD-10 levels but there still is more ICD-10 coders. To meet that...

Entry-level medical coders need more than memorized ICD-10 codes

Because there is more to medical coding than memorizing ICD-10 codes, hospitals need to help coders — especially entry-...

Football injury study may show limits of ICD-10 data

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'Copy-and-paste' reveals a failure of EHR technology

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has created a bit of a stir with its study, "Examining the Copy...

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