Healthcare

What do we mean that ICD-10 is more specific?

While there are dozens of minor distinctions between ICD-9 and ICD-10 the three fundamental changes are: There is expanded detail for many conditions (e.g., viral hepatitis has been expanded from…

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CMS ICD-10 TESTING WEEK: MARCH 3-7 2014

Centre of Medicaid Services conducted a ICD-10 testing routine to smoothen claims processing prior to the October 1, 2014 deadline. March 3 -7 2014 was the week wherein a limited…

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Myths about ICD-10 implementation busted

The new ICD-10 coding system is to be implementation in the coming 7 months, and there are many assumptions which can cause an unfavorable result of this implementation process. Here…

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