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

A recent article on 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.

Latest posts by admin aapc (see all)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *