In CMS
May 27th, 2016
A recent technical alert from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) outlines additional unspecified diagnosis codes the agency is excluding from both ICD-9 and ICD-10 reporting beginning January 2, 2017. CMS’ missive states the codes, “will not be accepted in the in the Alleged Cause of Injury, Incident or Illness (Field 15) or ...
Apr 1st, 2012
Take a logical approach to ICD-10 and see the international benefits. By Rhonda Buckholtz, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I You’ve probably heard stories about other countries’ ICD-10 implementation woes. Studies indicate it took a year or more for productivity to rebound in other countries following ICD-10 adoption—and most of those countries only implemented 20,000 or fewer new ...