ReadWriteWeb: Compliance with New Disease Codes Leads to Health Care Software Overhaul

A recent article on readwriteweb.com highlights a number of the growing concerns about the 2013 ICD-10 implementation and specifically the software market in the industry. AAPC is highlighted in the piece as given an example of how much more specific ICD-10 codes will be, as compared to the current ICD-9. “This details how the new ICD-10 coding system works, and just how nuanced health care workers should expect it to be. A simple forearm fracture,  may not be complete enough for some agencies unless it spells out the possible or likely causes in greater detail.”

Read the full article here.

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