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Posts tagged ‘ICD-10’

CMS Announces Final Opportunity to Volunteer for End-to-End Testing

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announce final opportunity to volunteer for end-to-end ICD-10 testing.

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No Benefits to a Delay

Although no ICD-10 delay was included in the recently-enacted Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) reform legislation, some physicians continue to suggest there should be another delay.

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Lost in Translation: SGR and ICD-10

To be committed to paying for value means we can’t stay on ICD-9 forever and there is no viable alternative but to move to ICD-10 as rapidly as possible.

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Perception vs. Reality: Physicians and ICD-10

Many in the healthcare community may have the perception that all physicians oppose the transition to ICD-10. That is simply not true.

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…but how long have they been saying it?

Find the answer in the Coalition's latest infographic.

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ICD-10: “What to leave in, what to leave out”

Some argue that the additional clinical detail in ICD-10 will be a burden. On the other hand, physician specialty societies have requested even more detail be added to ICD-10. What to leave in? What to leave out?

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Tell Congress: ICD-10 in 2015

Tell Congress to prevent any further delays of this much-needed update to health care codes.

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Coalition to Brief Congress on ICD-10 Transition

ICD-10 Coalition Briefing: Tuesday, February 10, 2015; 1:30 pm with speaker topics covering: small rural provider readiness, the countdown to ICD-10 for hospitals, physician office management, and payor readiness.

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Commentary: Waiting for ICD-11

In what at times feels like an unending barrage of excuses why the U.S. should further delay moving to ICD-10, one of the frequently repeated reasons is that we should wait until ICD-11 is ready for implementation.

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You Can Do It: Guide to Physician ICD-10 Conversion

Moving to a new coding system after 35 years will certainly be an adjustment. But it won't be nearly as extreme as some are trying to make it out to be. In fact, physician offices should be able to manage the transition quite well, this guide will show you how.

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