The transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10, shifting from 14,000 codes to nearly 70,000, will require adequate training to be familiar with the more granular and detailed terms. The Washington Post recently published an article on this progression, after sending a reporter to AAPC’s ICD-10 Conference in San Francisco. Featuring quotes from AAPC members Luisa Realubin, ...
ICD-10 implementation has caused a good deal of financial concern for many practices. Preparation is the key to surviving the transition, and ultimately benefiting from fairer reimbursement in the long run. A recent Physicians Practice article quoted one of AAPC’s ICD-10 trainers, Brenda Edwards, CPC, CPB, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC, on what practices should be doing ...
Coders have a variety of valid concerns as the October 1, 2014 ICD-10 implementation date nears, but according to a recent JustCoding.com poll, they’re overwhelmingly concerned about ICD-10’s impact on physician documentation. A recent HCPro article featured interview responses from one of AAPC’s directors of ICD-10 development and training, Betty Hovey, CPC, CPC-H, CPB, CPMA, ...
The October 1, 2014 ICD-10 implementation deadline is causing a lot of anxiety for a lot of providers. Healthcare Finance News recently interviewed one of AAPC’s ICD-10 trainers, Cynthia Stewart, CPC, CPC-H, CPMA, CPC-I, for an article offering ICD-10 preparation advice to clinicians. “We absolutely see there being (claim) denials, but we know there are ways ...
May 15th, 2013
ICD-10 Monitor’s Talk Ten Tuesday broadcast this week included an interview with Anita Archer, CPC, who gave an overview of her 12 key steps to a successful ICD-10 transition. She noted that the delay of ICD-10 caused many providers to stop making implementation preparations. Ms. Archer went on to explain that many of these same ...