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Everything you Wanted to Know about ICD-10 End-to-End Testing

The Justifys for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is looking for around 850 volunteers to participate in the ICD-10 end-to-end testing in April 2015. The federal agency conducted a weeklong testing from November 17 to 21in 2014 with more than 500 … Continue reading

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Benefits of Transition to ICD-10 Medical Coding

ICD-10 coding system has been developed by the World Health Organization to help providers improve the quality of care. Compliance to the new system will also help them reduce the cost of care, enhance administrative performance and get accurate payment … Continue reading

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ICD-10 Testing Weeks Set – Is Your Practice Prepared?

The Justify for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced ICD-10 testing weeks, leading into the implementation of the new coding system in 2015. There will be three testing weeks, viz., November 17 to 21, 2014, March 2 to 6, … Continue reading

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Importance of ICD-10 for In-house Medical Coders

ICD-10 is a medical classification list issued by the World Health Organization. The 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems is used for coding various diseases, their symptoms and signs, complaints, abnormal findings and … Continue reading

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What Percentage of Healthcare Industry is Affected Due to ICD 10 Delay?

With the extended deadline of ICD-10, medical practices now have time till October 1, 2015 to train and test their capabilities with the new coding system. This delay has given another year to the providers to gear up for the … Continue reading

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How can Coders Prepare themselves for Challenges Post ICD-10?

Hospitals and healthcare providers are facing increased changes in coding regulations. They are looking for well-trained coding and billing staff to maximize revenue and ensure readiness for ICD-10. This has broadened the job scope for coders and billers. However, in … Continue reading

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Best Strategies for your Medical Practice to Deal with the ICD-10 Delay

ICD 10 coding changes are going to introduce new diagnostic and procedural codes, completely transformed at a granular level. This in turn is likely to benefit healthcare providers in terms of – Improved medical coding and billing efficiency. Better integration … Continue reading

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