Medical Economics: The end of ICD-10 flexibilities is coming, are you ready?
In an article for Medical Economics, AAPC education specialist, Jackie Stack, BSHA, CPC gave insight into the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’s (CMS) specificity requirements for ICD-10 codes. CMS promised leniency on submitted ICD-10 through the first year of ICD-10’s implementation. The mercy period ended on Oct 1, 2016. In the article Stack urges providers to prepare for more audits and denials of claims.
Read the story on medicaleconomics.com.