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10 physician documentation, billing considerations for ICD-10 implementation

Posted on Tue, Sep 23, 2014
10 physician documentation, billing considerations for ICD-10 implementation

This article was originally published on BeckersHospitalReview.com and is republished with permission.

By DIGHTON PACKARD, CMO, EmCare

While CMS announced the new effective go-live date for ICD-10 is Oct. 1, 2015, it's important providers not put off the training and other preparations require to prepare their organizations for the ICD-10.

In April, the HHS announced that it was delaying CMS' implementation of ICD-10. Oct. 1, 2014 was no longer the "go live" date. 

The delay came as a surprise to many in the healthcare community. Providers and payers had already invested millions of dollars in software updates and staff training to be ready for Oct. 1. Now what? Continue reading at Becker's Hospital Review.>> 

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