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Posts tagged ‘ICD-9’

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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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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Dual coding proposal is equivalent to mandating another ICD-10 delay

The Coalition for ICD-10 responds to a proposal that a dual coding system approach be implemented in which small physician offices would be allowed to submit claims coded in either ICD-10 or ICD-9 during a transition period.

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