Mississippi Medical News: Medical Practices Face Challenges in 2012

With a fresh year upon us, many medical practices face big challenges. One such challenge is preparing itself for the ICD-10 implementation in 2013. The Mississippi Medical News highlighted AAPC in a recent article discussing such challenges.

“The expansion of the codes will also have significant impact on productivity and may also cause delays in processing and payment of insurance claims. The AAPC, American Academy of Professional Coders, expects that clinic productivity will fall and may last as much as six months following the implementation of ICD-10.”

Read the full article here.

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