9 Things Healthcare Organizations Should Do Now to Prepare for ICD-10 (Becker's Hospital Review)
Published: Wednesday January 11, 2012
Categories: In the News
By Bob Herman. Come Oct. 1, 2013, the healthcare landscape will be bidding adieu to a friend that has been around for more than 40 years: ICD-9.
Replacing it is ICD-10, which will become the new procedural, diagnostic, coding and billing default of the healthcare landscape for the start of the 2014 fiscal year, much to the displeasure of several groups. The American Medical Association stated in Nov. 2011 that it will "work vigorously to stop implementation of ICD-10," but CMS has repeatedly said that ICD-10 — which has been postponed for more than a decade already — will not be delayed any more. Read the full article on Becker's Hospital Review website.