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March 26, 2015

The "best of" the 3M ICD-10 coding scenarios

More than 1,300 proactive inpatient and outpatient coders, CDI specialists, and professional coding staff across the country have been testing their ICD-10 coding knowledge with coding scenarios since June 2013. Now, we want to give you the top three most viewed coding challenges of all time.
July 01, 2015
Carl Natale

Now is a good time to panic about the ICD-10 deadline

If you've been ignoring every piece of ICD-10 advice and guidance for the past three years, this is the post you want to read, print out and keep close to your heart.
May 02, 2015
Carl Natale

CMS offers 10 ICD-10 facts

Last week the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) offered five facts to keep everyone focused on the ICD-10 truth. This week they supplemented the list with five more facts.
February 02, 2015

ICD-10 Issues for Coders, CDI Specialists, and Physicians

Barbara Aubry, senior regulatory analyst, 3M Health Information Systems, started the discussion with the following question about physician engagement in clinical documentation improvement. Other 3M experts discussed the role of coders, CDI specialists, and others.
August 05, 2015
Carl Natale

WEDI survey results could mean a very interesting ICD-10 transition

The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange released its latest ICD-10 readiness survey this week. October will be interesting.
September 04, 2015
Carl Natale

ICD-10 guidance for procrastinating physicians

In case you haven't heard, the U.S. healthcare system will be using ICD-10 codes on Oct. 1. To help those physician practices that are just starting to prepare, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has put together a quick guide.
February 02, 2015

ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - Frequently asked questions for Executives and IT Professionals

Like anything else, knowing where to start on a major project can be the most difficult part of the process. This FAQ covers some preliminary questions that you may be asking as you prepare for the ICD-10 transition.
August 01, 2015
Carl Natale

CMS clarifies what is an ICD-10 family

The detente between the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and American Medical Association (AMA) calls for physician practices to use ICD-10 codes in the correct family in order to qualify for reimbursement.
June 01, 2015
Carl Natale

8 tips for a smoother ICD-10 transition

Unless the federal government changes its mind, we will have ICD-10 implementation in four months. Even the very prepared medical practices have a few things to figure out yet.
May 11, 2015
Carl Natale

Instead of hating ICD-10 coding, learn to love the documentation

Some healthcare professionals argue it's not the 68,000 ICD-10 codes, it's the documentation that's the problem.

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