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Health Plans: Tasks for 5010 & ICD-10-CM/PCS Compliance

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: November 18, 2009

The transition to 5010 and ICD-10-CM/PCS will be a challenge for Health Plans. A key to success in this transition is thorough and advance preparation as well as coordination of concomitant efforts to comply with 5010 and ICD-10. Payers may be tempted to focus on the 5010 compliance project fir....

Role-based Model for ICD-10 Implementation: Data Managers

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA

Publication Date: November 18, 2009

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Experts Suggest Beginning ICD-10 Implementation Today

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA Today

Publication Date: October 05, 2009

There is no time like the present to begin planning for the national coding switch to ICD-10-CM/PCS, according to several HIM professionals presenting here at convention.

Coding staff don’t need to start poring over new code books yet. But other preparations must be made for a facili....

ICD-10-CM/PCS Project Management Resources

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA practice brief attachment

Publication Date: October 2009

This practice brief has been retired. It is made available for historical purposes only.

Transitioning to ICD-10-CM/PCS will be a major undertaking for healthcare organizations. Below are ICD-10-CM/PCS project management resources and templates that organizations can use to h....

Preparing for ICD-10-CM in Physician Practices

Author: Kuehn, Lynn

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: August 2009

What will change under ICD-10-CM, and what must be done to prepare? This is the year for physician practices to get their ducks in a row: become informed, assess their IT and training needs, and make a plan that leads to the October 1, 2013, deadline.

On September....

Preparing for ICD-10-CM: A Clinician's Perspective

Author: Rose, Eric

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 2009

America’s physician practices are facing the biggest change in healthcare coding in decades: the replacement of ICD-9-CM by ICD-10-CM. This article discusses ICD-10-CM from a clinical perspective and reviews how electronic health record (EHR) systems will need to adapt to the transition.....

ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines

Author: Barta, Ann

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: June 2009

One of the keys to a successful transition to ICD-10-CM/PCS is a thorough understanding of the ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines, which were posted to the National Center for Health Statistics Web site in January 2009. Similar to the ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, the ICD-10-CM guidelines are....

ICD-10 Reimbursement Mappings: New Mappings from CMS Help Organizations in the Transition to ICD-10

Author: Butler, Rhonda R.; Mills, Ronald E

Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes

Publication Date: April 2009

Starting October 1, 2013, healthcare claims will be submitted to payers using ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-10-PCS procedure codes. Some payers such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are converting their reimbursement systems to use ICD-10 codes directly. However, som....

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