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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Sue Bowman, MJ, RHIA, CCS, FAHIMA, examines the ICD-10 transition and asks whether an implementation crisis was averted or imaginary.
CMS has issued a clarification and FAQ about the July 6th joint CMS/AMA announcement.
The ‘‘Code-FLEX Act of 2015’’ was recently introduced in Congress. While a dual coding system may sound straightforward, it would require extremely complex and costly changes to major systems.
Multiple bills have been introduced in Congress that create a “safe harbor” for physicians by prohibiting claims from being denied due solely to the use of an unspecified or inaccurate ICD-10 code.
Read the full commentary by Dr. Bailey, which was published in The Hill.