9 Surprising Reasons Your ICD-10 Transition Will Fail

We’ve said it before, but it bears repeating—it’s time to plan for the ICD-10 transition next fall. Many practices are focused on other projects or putting off ICD-10 training until the deadline is closer. At this point, procrastinating may lead to an ICD-10 crisis next October. Here are nine possible reasons for failure. 1. You didn’t start soon enough. Many tasks associated with the ICD-10 transition are time consuming, including training, evaluating the effectiveness of the training, and implementing new...

The Practice Management Weekly Digest: ICD-10 Pilot, Web-based Billing, EHR Deaths

Welcome to PracticeSuite’s weekly digest. Stay up to date on all the latest RCM, EHR and medical billing news. Accuracy of coding in ICD-10 pilot varies, report says Researchers for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society found that ICD-10 coding accuracy varied widely by type of medical condition. Along with the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange, the society has produced a 54-page report with the results of a national pilot program that took place from April to the end...