Renal Business Today: “Switch to ICD-10 codes could be costly”

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  • November 7, 2008
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In August, the federal government announced a proposal to update the nation’s healthcare coding system. However, a new study found the plan would significantly increase costs for physician practices. A number of healthcare groups—including the AAPC—have called on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to “reassess its plan to rapidly adopt ICD-10 and extend the implementation time frame.”
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