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
Angel McGarrity-Davis, RN, CDONA, NHA
Apr 01, 2014
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
Feb 28, 2014
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...
Coding improvements to blame for uptick in fatal falls in the elderly, study finds
May 17, 2012
More accurate coding and reporting could be the reason behind a recent spike of fall-related deaths in the elderly, new research finds.