In Coding
Sep 10th, 2018
When the World Health Organization (WHO) released ICD-11 in June, AAPC received a bunch of questions about how quickly we’d all have to learn the new code set. Some members worried if they’d be ready when ICD-11 replaced ICD-10; and we were asked if exams would change this year. We can all take a deep ...
In Coding
Mar 21st, 2018
The World Health Organization (WHO), which develops and maintains the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), has announced a May 2018 release for the 11th revision of the code set, appropriately named ICD-11. WHO has already published a Beta draft of ICD-11, on which it is currently seeking comments and change proposals. Here We Go, Again… ...
ICD-11 is in the works, but you can bet your favorite watch there’s plenty of time before it comes to fruition. What’s happening with ICD-11? As ICD-10 implementation loomed last summer, many who were opposed to it argued we should wait until ICD-11 was available. It would give us time to implement true interoperability, and ...
We know ICD-10 is coming, but with the current delay and debate the exact date and details is still up in the air. AAPC VP of ICD-10 training and education, Rhonda Buckholtz, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CENTC, CGSC, COBGC, CPEDC was recently interviewed for an article on the topic on the legal news site Law360.com. “Although ...
ICD-10 is still a year away, but many in health care wonder why not skip ICD-10 and into ICD-11 to catch up with the rest of the world. AAPC’s Kathy Rowland, CPC, CEMC, CPC-I, CHC discussed the idea in a recent blog post for ICD-10 Hub. “Implementing ICD-11 before ICD-10 would be putting the proverbial ...