Issue #48 - June 13, 2014
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In This Issue
Featured Article
In the News
Coding Snapshot
ICD-10 Strategies
Featured Resource
Code Set Boot Camps
Featured Article: What Now? FAQs
With the recent CMS delay of ICD-10 multiple questions have been asked. Many have expressed concerns about continuing with their current implementation plans while some organizations have made the decision to hold any further efforts towards implementing ICD-10. Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions... Read More
 
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In The News: CMS Announces Road to 10 Program
In preparation for the transition to ICD-10, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have launched the Road to 10 Program. ...Read More
 
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Coding Snapshot
HISTORY OF PRESENT ILLNESS: The patient is a 65-year-old female who underwent left upper lobectomy for stage IA non-small cell lung cancer. She returns for a routine surveillance visit. She has undergone since her last visit an abdominopelvic CT, which was normal. She underwent barium swallow, which demonstrates a small sliding hiatal hernia with minimal reflux. She has a minimal delayed emptying secondary tertiary contractions....Read More
 
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ICD-10 Implementation Strategies
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.

Provider Engagement
It is imperative to a practice's ICD-10 implementation to obtain provider engagement....Read More
 
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Featured Resource
More FAQs on the Delay
Read some more FAQs on the ICD-10 delay. There is also a link to a 1-hour townhall webinar discussing this delay. This webinar features the state of the industry by Rhonda Buckholtz and AAPC's position by Jason VandenAkker....Read More
 
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Code Set Boot Camps
 
 
AK Anchorage (Jun 26)
DC Washington (Jul 10)
FL Tallahassee (Jun 23)
FL Jacksonville (Jul 10)
 
GA Atlanta (Jun 23)
MA Boston (Milford) (Jul 10)
TX San Antonio (Jun 26)
 
 
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