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Posts from the ‘ICD-10’ Category

ICD-10 Celebrates 1st U.S. Anniversary

The Coalition for ICD-10 celebrates the one year anniversary of the ICD-10 code set, commenting on the successful transition and the end of the partial code freeze.

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The ICD-10 Saga—Lost Years and Hard Lessons

A new commentary from Rich Averill in the Journal of AHIMA examines arguments from ICD-10 proponents and opponents alike and discusses takeaway lessons from the transition that the industry can employ for future policy changes.

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The ICD-10 Transition: Crisis Averted or Imaginary?

Sue Bowman, MJ, RHIA, CCS, FAHIMA, examines the ICD-10 transition and asks whether an implementation crisis was averted or imaginary.

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Evaluating the ICD-10 transition

Two new articles in the Journal of AHIMA examine how stakeholders have handled the ICD-10 transition so far and how the industry can fully realize the benefits of this advanced coding system.

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Organizations from across the industry weigh in on their experiences with ICD-10

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A historic moment for U.S. healthcare

The long-awaited US transition to ICD-10 on October 1st is a historic moment in US healthcare history and a major milestone in the evolving transformation of our 21st century healthcare delivery system.

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Why Non-Covered Entities Must Adopt ICD-10

Organizations not covered by the HIPAA, or “non-covered entities,” are not required to transition to ICD-10, but are strongly encouraged to do so.

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Coalition for ICD-10 Comments on Final CMS End-to-end Testing

The Coalition for ICD-10 commends the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the success of its July end-to-end testing.

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FAQs

Looking to learn more about ICD-10 implementation? We've taken your most frequently asked questions to the experts.

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Why Non-specific Codes Are a Non-issue

A grace period for submission of “less specific” ICD-10 codes continues to be raised as a way to alleviate the burden of the transition on physicians. Learn why fears of claims denials are unfounded in this latest commentary from the Coalition.

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