Aug 16th, 2019
The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) met with several industry experts in preparation for the implementation of the ICD-11 code set in the US market. Committee members and industry stakeholders used the two-day assembly to reach a shared understanding of the critical lessons learned from the transition to ICD-10 and what needs ...
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Oct 22nd, 2018
As we all just implemented ICD-10 changes for 2019, ICD-11 is being worked on. Don’t worry, it is not going to be implemented next year, but it is being planned for some time after 2022, which is actually not very far away. We will have just gotten used to ICD-10 when we will have to start ...
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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 ...
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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 ...