International Classification Of Diseases

ICD-10: LTC must get ready

ICD-10: LTC must get ready

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The procrastination is over for the conversion to ICD-10 coding. After the third postponement of the start date last year, officials are adamant about starting the new format Oct. 1.

Ask the nursing expert ... about ICD-10's impact on nurses

Ask the nursing expert ... about ICD-10's impact on nurses

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What is ICD-10? What does this mean for nurses?

With ICD-10 transition date firm and testing imminent, Medicare agency releases new provider resources

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Long-term care providers can refer to newly released materials about looming ICD-10 testing and the overall transition to the new coding system, but they should not expect any delay in the Oct. 1 transition date, according to the head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Coding improvements to blame for uptick in fatal falls in the elderly, study finds

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More accurate coding and reporting could be the reason behind a recent spike of fall-related deaths in the elderly, new research finds.