ICD-10: Too Early to Exhale

After several postponements, ICD-10 is finally in full effect and thus far, the general consensus is that it is healthcare’s Y2K – talks of power outages and rioting in the street were nothing more than a fearful prediction. In reality, … Read More

ICD-10 Update

Earlier this month, the House of Representatives proposed the implementation of a ICD-10 “grace period” to help physicians and healthcare providers transition from ICD-9 into ICD-10.  Within the proposed two-year window under H.R. 2652, healthcare providers’ coding errors would not … Read More

Preparing for the ICD-10 Rollout

What is ICD-10? International Classification of Disease tenth revision (ICD-10) is a system of coding created by the World Health Organization that notes various medical records including diseases, symptoms, abnormal findings and external causes of injury. Next October 1, 2015, … Read More