Category Archives: ICD-10

The new ICD-10 date: Just another line in the sand?

The Department of Health and Human Services has officially given the new deadline for ICD-10 implementation as Oct. 1, 2015. Once upon a time we would not have questioned a delay of this type but after two delays and two … Continue reading

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Meaningful Use – are you ready?

While the second delay of ICD-10 adoption has given healthcare institutions some breathing space, Meaningful Use 1 and 2 continue to relentlessly march forward. In fact, as anyone working in healthcare IT knows, the pressure is on this year. Meaningful … Continue reading

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ICD-10 delayed?

Just when we all were certain that ICD-10 would launch on Oct. 1, 2014, Congress has now stepped in and a bill has been presented by the House Ways and Means Committee that would potentially delay the start date by … Continue reading

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Wanted: ICD-10 testers

If you can’t get enough of ICD-10, you’re in luck – the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is looking for end-to-end testers over the summer. In late July, CMS will start end-to-tend testing to a small group of providers. … Continue reading

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Take-aways from HIMSS

This year’s Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) in Orlando was bigger than ever – 37,000-plus attendees attesting to the fact that nearly everything in the hospital environment is driven by the IT component. Interestingly, the mix of vendors was … Continue reading

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