ICD-10 Implementation Strategies: Assessing Timelines

Now that we have an official compliance date on ICD-10, it is time to sit down and take a look at where your practice/organization is in its ICD-10 planning. If you had slowed down in your preparations, now is the time to ramp things back up. Assessments should include: which employees already received some education, which ones still need it, where the practice is with vendors, clinical documentation improvement efforts, and budget needs.

Brad Ericson

Brad Ericson

Director of Publishing at AAPC
Brad Ericson, MPC, CPC, COSC, has been director of publishing for more than 10 years. Before AAPC he was at Optum for 13 years and Aetna Health Plans prior to that. He has been writing and publishing about healthcare since 1979. He received his Bachelor's in Journalism from Idaho State University and his Master's of Professional Communication degree from Westminster College of Salt Lake City.
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Brad Ericson, MPC, CPC, COSC, has been director of publishing for more than 10 years. Before AAPC he was at Optum for 13 years and Aetna Health Plans prior to that. He has been writing and publishing about healthcare since 1979. He received his Bachelor's in Journalism from Idaho State University and his Master's of Professional Communication degree from Westminster College of Salt Lake City.

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