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ICD-10 Basics: Who Needs to Transition?

The transition to ICD-10 affects coding for everyone covered by the Health Insurance Portability and accountability Act (HIPAA): Health care providers Payers Clearninghouses Billing services Discover more about ICD-10 here: http://practicemax.com/icd-10-code-look-up-resources/

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ICD-10 Basics: Why is the Transition Happening?

ICD-9 has been used in the United States since 1979, but effective October 1, 2015, health care providers will be required to transition to the tenth version of ICD (ICD-10). This new code set will result in the ability to report and track much more specific data related to patient diagnoses. For physician services, the […]

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ICD-10 Basics: What is ICD-10?

The International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition (ICD-10) consists of two components; (1) ICD-10 CM for diagnosis coding and (2) ICD-10 PCS for inpatient procedure coding. Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes will continue to be utilized by provider practices for procedure coding. Therefore, our focus is on ICD-10_CM diagnosis codes used to report diagnoses. Diagnosis […]

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Tips for Medical Practices & Organizations Evaluating Reporting Solutions

In today’s market, medical groups and health care organizations can choose from a multitude of solutions to manage their revenue cycle and associated functions such as billing, coding and reporting. A robust reporting tool as a part of a revenue cycle solution is crucial to optimizing the financial health of a practice and offers insights […]

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