Tag Archives: ICD-10 implementation

ICD-10 Compliance Coaching Newsletter – July 7 2015

see this issue’s email notice as a web page ICD-10 Fast-Track Compliance by Mike Magliaro Your Backup Plan Might Now Be Your Best Plan “A” This past Monday, July 6, 2015, the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Centers for … Continue reading

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ICD-10 Compliance Coaching Newsletter – June 30 2015

see this issue’s email notice as a web page ICD-10 Fast-Track Compliance by Mike Magliaro ICD-10 Planning and Readiness Status – the Tide IS Rising This past Friday, June 26, 2015, I presented the second in a four-part series of … Continue reading

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CMS Touts Recent ICD-10 Testing as Successful Despite Low Turnout

875 Participants out of  434,163 Affected Providers The most recent ICD-10 tests of claims submissions to Medicare revealed  improved acceptance rates compared to January’s tests, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Nevertheless, the number of participants … Continue reading

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AMA Executives Support Delay or Scrap ICD-10, Wait for ICD-11

Incoming president says problems are too big to move forward Steven Stack, the incoming president of the American Medical Association (AMA), fully supports the delay of the implementation of ICD-10, now scheduled to begin October 1, 2015. In fact, in an … Continue reading

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H.R. 2247 Introduced, Calls for ICD-10 Transition Plan & Limited Enforcement

Seeks an 18-month Transition Out of Concern for Providers Republicans introduced H.R. 2247, the Increasing Clarity for Doctors by Transitioning Effectively Now Act (ICD-TEN Act) on May 12, calling for an 18-month transition period following the implementation of ICD-10CM/PCS on … Continue reading

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H.R. 2126: Another New Bill About ICD-10

Yes, again. Text should be available soon. Representative Ted Poe (R-TX) introduced a bill, H.R. 2126 on April 30, 2015, in yet another effort to prevent the Health and Human Services Secretary from replacing ICD-9 with ICD-10 as the standard … Continue reading

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Preparing for ICD-10

I’ve worked as a HIM coder for almost 20 years. Our industry has talked about the conversion of ICD-9 to ICD-10 for my whole career. I am very practical and really didn’t see the Feds spending the gobs of money required … Continue reading

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