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ICD-10

ICD-10

In Billing
Jun 2nd, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is crowing about what it says was another successful ICD-10 end-to-end testing, April  27 through May 1. The agency said Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) health care providers, clearinghouses, and b...
Working towards a smooth ICD-10 transition is on healthcare providers’ radar as implementation approaches. AAPC’s Director of ICD-10 Development and Training, Betty Hovey, recently shared how the new code set will impact providers in a rec...
In ICD-10
May 15th, 2015
Two lawmakers cautious of the approaching ICD-10 implementation date recently took action to alter the timing of the code set change. Action in April by Congress and President Obama helped finalize the implementation date for October 1, 2015. Rep. Ted...
May 12th, 2015
 By Brad Ericson, MPC, CPC, COSC Worries about reporting new technologies, drugs, and supplies prompted the creation of Section X in ICD-10-PCS, the facility version of the code set for implementation October 1. The concerns, which were discussed at t...
May 12th, 2015
By Sheri Poe Bernard, CPC, COC, CPC-I, CCS-P Risk adjustment (RA) coders are the best diagnostic coders out there, bar none. They know the importance of Guidelines and of Coding Clinic references. They use the Index effectively. They understand how cr...
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