As providers get back into gear for the ICD-10 changes to hit in 2015, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have developed a free online tool to help healthcare facilities determine where...
ICD-10 is around the corner, for real this time
Sep 18, 2014
There’s a looming massive report on all the hospital readmissions data in your area and the strategic plan your facility needs to pursue. It involves talking to lots of employees, gathering data,...
Benefiting from a selection tool for EHRs
Aug 27, 2014
There are many parts of attending annual big conferences that I love, from seeing old industry friends to attending good sessions. But I also, not so secretly, love the exhibit halls — for several reasons.
Providers could lose Medicaid money and patient information due to ICD-10 transition, researchers find
Mar 13, 2014
Healthcare providers could experience financial and information losses when they make the mandated transition to the new International Classification of Diseases coding system in October, according to...
Top 5 ICD-10 changes for 2014
Shelly Mesure, MS, OTR/L
Jan 30, 2014
Have you started your countdown clocks yet? It looks like it’s definitely happening this year on Oct. 1, 2014. The transitions from ICD-9 to ICD-10 coding will 100% absolutely take effect for the...
Healthcare providers should start preparing for the fall 2014 implementation of ICD-10 codes, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services experts advised during a webinar yesterday. ICD-10 codes will replace...
HHS finalizes ICD-10 delay
Aug 28, 2012
Healthcare providers will have an extra year to become compliant with ICD-10 coding standards and will be issued standardized identification codes, according to a final rule issued by Department of Health...
CMS wants comments on ICD-10 readiness
Aug 13, 2012
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is looking for comments from providers, vendors and other stakeholders about the collection burdens related to ICD-10 readiness.