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Tag: ICD-10

  • Thu, 03/06/2014 - 18:27
    Ten Funny ICD-10 Codes

    Some anxiety has overcome the medical world with the transition onto the ICD-10 codes that should be implemented by October 1, 2014. Some of the concern stem from the pace in which doctors, software vendors, clearinghouse and health plan providers can…

  • Tue, 01/07/2014 - 14:31
    Is ICD-9 and ICD

    So much talk has been going on about dual coding, that is, using both the ICD-9 and soon-to-be implemented ICD-10 when coding patient records, and often times, these talks echo the distress healthcare institutions and medical coding and billing…

  • Mon, 12/16/2013 - 20:15
    ICD 10 – 10 Months Away

    You’ve heard the news about the transition to the ICD 10 or International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, which has been postponed to October of 2014, so now you have to do make some preparation and changes to be able to cope up with the…

  • Thu, 02/21/2013 - 14:00
    ICD-10 Prep on a Budget

    When the ICD-10 implementation date moved to October 1, 2014, just about everybody in the medical community and healthcare industry heaved a big sigh of relief. The collective reaction is understandable. Transitioning from the current ICD-9 code set to…

  • Wed, 01/09/2013 - 01:46
    ICD-10 Guidelines for the Health and Medical Industries

    If you're in the medical or healthcare industries (especially if you're involved with billing and payments), you probably already know the American medical community is preparing to implement ICD-10, the new medical coding system. ICD-10 was originally…

  • Thu, 12/20/2012 - 17:34
    What Heathcare Workers Need to Know About the Looming ICD-10 Deadline

    Are you ready for ICD-10? Physicians—and those of us who work with them—are dealing with a lot of changes in how we'll handle billing, health records and claims. The biggest of these changes is the new ICD-10 diagnostic coding system. ICD-10 is the 10th…

  • Thu, 11/01/2012 - 16:34
    Big Headache: Is ICD-10 Postponement Prolonging the Pain

    If you work with medical documents or health insurance companies, you probably know that you dodged a bureaucratic bullet in 2012. Many in the medical community heaved a collective sigh of relief when Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius…