September 28, 2015
Carl Natale

There's still time to reinforce ICD-10 knowledge

It's only a few days until ICD-10 codes will be used by U.S. healthcare. It's a good time to refresh medical coding knowledge and prepare cheat sheets.
September 21, 2015
Carl Natale

What's in your ICD-10 cheat sheet?

As we get closer to the ICD-10 switch on Oct. 1, medical practices should supplement their ICD-10 training with cheat sheets.
September 14, 2015
Carl Natale

How to find ICD-10 resources for specialty practices

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has a lot of training materials on its site
September 08, 2015
Carl Natale

How to give ICD-10 training a turbo boost

In a few weeks, we will be using ICD-10 codes. There's a quick way to boost ICD-10 expertise and knowledge in that time.
August 31, 2015
Carl Natale

Stay calm and laugh at the ICD-10 codes

While I'm not a fan of zany collections of ICD-10 codes, I'm going to pass along these five ICD-10 cartoons from athenahealth.
August 25, 2015
Carl Natale

Three ICD-10 diagnostic concepts for family practices

The American Medical Association is vigorously offering ICD-10 educational material as we get closer to Oct. 1. Recently, they focused on three conditions and how documentation changes in the ICD-10 code set.
August 17, 2015
Carl Natale

ICD-10 guidance is available for free

There is some free help for those of you still trying to figure out ICD-10-CMS coding.
August 10, 2015
Carl Natale

The 7th character is most misunderstood character in ICD-10 drama

When someone makes an ICD-10 joke about subsequent encounters with a lamppost or turtle, they're getting a basic part of ICD-10 coding wrong.
August 03, 2015
Carl Natale

Why they say ICD-10 implementation affects everyone in a medical practice

When medical practices prepared ICD-10 training plans, did they prepare their nonclinical staff members for ICD-10 implementation?
August 03, 2015
Carl Natale

Why hospitals would want procedures coded in CPT and ICD-10-PCS coding

With less than two months to go, it shouldn't need repeating that ICD-10-PCS will only be used by hospitals for inpatient procedures. That means hospitals will use CPT codes for outpatient procedures. Remember that's for billing.