Health Cost Management: “ICD-10: Impact on Clinical Operations”
Disease classification has been around for centuries. In today’s modern world, disease classification is important to everything from research funding, to reporting, to health care claim submission. AAPC member Angela “Annie” Boynton, RHIT, CPC, CCS, CPC-H, CCS-P, CPC-P, CPC-I, discusses diagnostic and procedure codes and the need for advanced planning for ICD-10 to ensure a healthy transition. This article is not available online but can be found in the June issue of Health Cost Management.