ICD-10 Implementation Strategies: Assessing Timelines

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  • August 6, 2014
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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.

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Brad Ericson, MPC, CPC, COSC, is a seasoned healthcare writer and editor. He directed publishing at AAPC for nearly 12 years and worked at Ingenix 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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