ICD-10 Hub: ICD-11? We haven’t even Implemented ICD-10 yet?

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  • November 2, 2011
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ICD-10 is still a year away, but many in health care wonder why not skip ICD-10 and into ICD-11 to catch up with the rest of the world. AAPC’s Kathy Rowland, CPC, CEMC, CPC-I, CHC discussed the idea in a recent blog post for ICD-10 Hub.
“Implementing ICD-11 before ICD-10 would be putting the proverbial cart before the horse. ICD-10 provides the structure and format for which to build on, and specifically provides the foundation for future expansion of the code set as we will see in ICD-11,” she stated.
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