This means that in six short months, all providers will be required to submit claims using ICD-10 diagnosis codes and hospitals must also use ICD-10 procedure codes. Are your clinical staff and coders prepared and proficient in the new code set? Have you conducted a preparedness assessment? Are you prepared for the anticipated significant disruptions in productivity and reimbursement?
Our consultants are recognized industry experts for documentation, coding, and reimbursement. We are available to assist providers in assuring that they are prepared for the transition on October 1, 2015. We will work with you to conduct the necessary preparedness reviews, and provide customized education and training based on those findings to your clinical and coding staff, as well as, providing assistance in revising your practice management tools to help ensure that the transition to ICD-10 goes as smoothly as possible.
More information about ICD-10 may be located at: http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/coding/ICD10/index.html
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