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    We would like to send a representative from our organization to Canada to be immersed in their 1CD-10 system (recognizing there are differences between US & Canadian ICD-10) Is anyone aware of Canadian health facilities that would accept an intern for this purpose or of any Canadian entities that can share their actual ICD-10 implementation and current ICD-10 experiences?

  2. #2
    Louisville, KY
    Why not save that money and look to AHA for assistance with I-10 implementation?

  3. #3
    Why go to the AHA? The AAPC has a great curriculum. There is no need to go elsewhere.

  4. #4
    Louisville, KY
    This is true regarding AAPC. But, it appears the questioner is looking for "emersion" and extended internship/training. AHA has one of the leading authorities on I-10, Nelly Leon-Chissen. My thoughts are that AHA is doing a great amount of work in this arena and has conducted studies, comparisons, etc on the actual application of I-10 codes. That's why it makes sense to me to recommend it.

  5. #5
    Remember too that the US is the only country that will use ICD 10 PCS. Stick with AAPC for training fro ICD 10 CM and ICD 10 PCS!!.

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