Making processes better for staff and patients will affect how they implement EHR and computer assisted coding (CAC) initiatives.
ICD-10 will impact nearly all of the processes in your practice or organization, and using that fact as the starting point for your ICD-10 testing will make the process smoother and more worthwhile for everyone involved.
With less than a year to go before the scheduled implementation of ICD-10, healthcare industry chatter about the new code set is reaching a fever pitch.
As we continue to move toward the new ICD-10 coding and reimbursement system, new challenges are facing healthcare providers beyond high-profile federal mandates.
A group of 15 organizations is urging congressional leaders to ensure that no future delays to ICD-10 implementation take place. In a recent letter to top political leaders, the organizations say that prior delays have been “disruptive and costly”.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will be conducting a national testing week, from November 17 to 21, 2014.
If big data in healthcare is the future for medicine, then ICD-10 is the way to get there. Over the past year, most of the news surrounding ICD-10 has been either bureaucratic or comical in nature.
Healthcare providers will need a denials manager who can track denials and communicate with healthcare payers.
Physician groups, hospitals and coding support companies have been gearing up to address the many changes required to meet the challenges of the upcoming conversion to ICD-10-CM/PCS.
Medicare audits have revealed recurring errors in billing with add-on and place-of-service codes. In addition, Medicare continues to receive claims that appear to be duplicate because they lack an appropriate modifier. Here are some guidelines for correct billing.