Coalition letter reminds us the ICD-10 deadline still is up in the air

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The Coalition for ICD-10 doesn't want to wait until Oct. 1, 2015, to use ICD-10 codes as a national standard, but it's better than delaying ICD-10 implementation any longer. Read »

Major changes put ICD-10 on regulatory backburner

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It's been a busy month at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).  Read »

Why we need ICD-10 guidance from CMS

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I'm sure you know the most important thing that happened in ICD-10 development by now. But do you know what is the most important thing that has not happened? Read »

Why Monday is an important point on the ICD-10 timeline

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Probably the only ICD-10 news that matters this week is that the U.S. Read »

In case you haven't heard, a big change is coming Oct. 1

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I guess it's possible that there are healthcare professionals out there who haven't heard of ICD-10 codes. Why else would there be so many articles about how to start your ICD-10 implementation project? Read »

Study shows the wrong way to convert ICD-10 codes

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The University of Illinois has released the misunderstood study of the year. And I'm pretty sure it's going to be hard to beat the rest of the year. Read »

Why the ICD-10 transition doesn't have to be painful

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It feels like a quiet week. What is there to talk about without someone vigorously opposing ICD-10 implementation? Read »

What did you expect Tavenner to say at HIMSS14?

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I'm sure Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner meant it this week when she said there would be no more deadline extensions for ICD-10 compliance. Read »

There is no ICD-10 code for patting yourself on the back

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I never knew an ICD-10 testing announcement could be so much fun. Not that many people are thinking that submitting ICD-10 claims to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will be this summer will be mistaken for a beach party. Read »

Is there an ICD-10 code for 'very concerned?'

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The Medical Group Management Association released a very interesting study this week. They surveyed 570 physician group practices on the state of their ICD-10 preparations. Read »

 
 

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