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Setting the Facts Straight About ICD-10: What Physicians Need to Know About the Transition

Author: AHIMA

Source: AHIMA Advocacy and Policy

Publication Date: November 2014

While many organizations see the benefits of using ICD-10, including the ability to capture more detailed information, others have concerns, including the costs of implementation. Despite the significant amount of information that has been published about ICD-10 during the last 10 years, many misconceptions persist today. The information below covers basic facts about the ICD-10 transition that are of particular interest to the physician community.

ARRA Frequently Asked Questions


Source: AHIMA Advocacy and Policy

Publication Date: July 10, 2013

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) was signed on February 17, 2009 by President Barack Obama. ARRA provides many different stimulus opportunities, one of which is $19.2 billion on health IT. Title XIII of ARRA was given a subtitle: Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH). It is this section that deals with many of the health information communication and technology provisions including Subpart D – Privacy.

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