Physicians Practice: Keep Your Medical Practice in the Black During the ICD-10 Transition
ICD-10 implementation has caused a good deal of financial concern for many practices. Preparation is the key to surviving the transition, and ultimately benefiting from fairer reimbursement in the long run. A recent Physicians Practice article quoted one of AAPC's ICD-10 trainers, Brenda Edwards, CPC, CPB, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC, on what practices should be doing now. "I'm frightened when a practice tells me that they plan to start training in August," she says. "That's too late. You need to begin training earlier to allow time to become proficient before [the Oct. 1, 2014 deadline]." Read the full article.