In Coding
Jul 7th, 2015
We will be sharing a number of strategies to help your practice successfully implement ICD-10-CM. Please remember to track your progress in your ICD-10 Implementation Tracker on AAPC’s website. New Employees Make sure you are paying attention to new employees in your practice. Bring them up to speed to the rest of the staff regarding ICD-10 ...
ICD-10 implementation isn’t just about medical coding or physician documentation. It will affect all aspects of a healthcare facility. Staff training will be critical if your facility is hoping for a smooth transition on Oct 1, 2015. In a recent article in Optometry Times, AAPC member Mary Pat Johnson, COMT, CPC, COE, CPMA, shared her tips ...
Director of the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS), Brian Murphy, CPC and , VP of ICD training and education at AAPC, Rhonda Buckholtz were both  guests on a recent episode of Talk Ten Tuesday. “In the past week I’ve heard a lot of people reach out and say that this delay is a ...
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 ...
Nearly 75 percent of physician practices haven’t even started their ICD-10 implementation plan, and 27 percent don’t even know where to start preparing for ICD-10. One of AAPC’s directors of ICD-10 training and education, Jacqueline J. Stack, BSHA, CPC, CPB, CPC-I, CEMC, CFPC, CIMC, CPEDC, recently authored an article for Physicians Practice, in which she ...