Medical Economics: The end of ICD-10 flexibilities is coming, are you ready?

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  • October 10, 2016
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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.

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Alex McKinley is AAPC’s senior marketing communications manager. Prior to his work at AAPC he worked in the tax and accounting industry. He received his bachelor's degree in Mass Communications (Public Relations Emphasis) from the University of Utah.

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