Kaero: Important ICD-10 Specialty Changes Coming as Code Freeze Ends
Healthcare professionals are preparing for the Oct 1 date as the first official ICD-10-CM code update approaches. Kaero’s “Getting Paid” website recently interviewed Rhonda Buckholtz, AAPC’s vice president of strategic development, to discuss the affect of the updates. In the article Buckholtz suggests that the update should come as no surprise, stating “We’re used to code changes every year, and the volume always varies.” The code updates span a variety of specialties and coders should review the updates before implementation. The article also lists several important specialty-specific changes physicians should be aware of.
View the article at kaero.com.