Issue #58 - April 10, 2015
ICD-10: Tips & Resources
ICD-10 Isn't The Monster We Fear – It's the Data We Want
By Robert S. Gold, M.D.
Physicians are pummelled by so many outside forces that take them away from patient care that they have become afraid of "what's happening tomorrow?"...Read More
In This Issue
Featured Article
In The News
Coding Snapshot
ICD-10 Strategies
Featured Resource
Code Set Boot Camps
 
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CMS End-To-End Testing Forms Due April 17 for July Testing
Volunteer forms for the July 20-24 week of end-to-end testing with CMS are due April 17. This will be the second of three end-to-end testing offered by CMS...Read More
 
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Coding Snapshot
HISTORY OF PRESENT ILLNESS: This is a follow up for this 69-year-old gentleman with stage IV chronic kidney disease. His creatinine has ranged between 4 and 4.5 over the past 6 months, since I have been following him....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.

Education
As we move closer to our Oct. 1 live date, more and more places are thinking about education: physician and provider education, coder education, biller education, other staff education. There is a lot to be done in the next six months....Read More
 
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Featured Resource
ICD-10 Ulcer Reference Guide
AAPC has created a coding resources to help make the transition to the new system. The non-pressure chronic ulcer reference sheets cover the coding and documentation of the expansion of non-pressure chronic ulcer coding in ICD-10-CM. online translator tool...Read More
 
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Code Set Boot Camps
 
ID Boise (Apr 16 - Apr 17)
MA Boston (Apr 16 - Apr 17)
NC Charlotte (Apr 16 - Apr 17)
MI Detroit (Apr 30 - May 01)
WI Green Bay (Apr 23 - Apr 24)
TX Houston (Apr 23 - Apr 24)
FL Jacksonville (Apr 30 - May 01)
NY Jamaica (Apr 30 - May 01)
AR Little Rock (Apr 23 - Apr 24)
MN Minneapolis (Apr 30 - May 01)
CA Orange County (Apr 16 - Apr 17)
PA Philadelphia (Apr 30 - May 01)
AZ Phoenix (May 07 - May 08)
OR Portland (May 07 - May 08)
RI Providence (May 07 - May 08)
CA San Fransisco (May 07- May 08)
IL Schaumburg (May 07- May 08)
FL Tampa (Apr 16 - Apr 17)
 
       
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