As of October 1, 2015, the healthcare industry is required to use the ICD-10 code set to code all diagnosis and hospital inpatient procedures in administrative transactions and for various other uses.
Below are resources for you to access ICD-10 information. Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions.
Listen as HIS's own Lynn Anderanin, AHIMA ICD-10-CM Approved Trainer, presents on an Introduction to ICD-10-CM. This recording concentrates on sharing an overall view of ICD-10-CM. You will gain an understanding of the differences between ICD-9 and ICD-10, which will give you the tools you need to know how it will affect your work.
Most importantly, you will walk away with a checklist of what needs to be reviewed to prepare. Access the free webinar recording now!
ICD-10 is a reality and reimbursement can be directly affected if providers were not prepared for the change. ICD codes when from approximately 14,000 today to over 69,000. Appropriate documentation will be necessary for coders to choose the right code for medical necessity.
Listen as HIS's own Lynn Anderanin, AHIMA ICD-10-CM Certified Trainer, reviews the musculoskeletal section of ICD-10 to understand the differences of ICD-10, and the information needed from our providers that we may not currently receive to assign the appropriate code. Access the free webinar recording now!
Education is the key to successful transition to the ICD-10 mandated implementation. Setting realistic, meaningful goals will ease the stress of learning the new system by providing a soft launch of the new coding procedures.
If an organization is unprepared for the inevitable change, then it will certainly be at a severe disadvantage when it comes to contract renegotiation. Download our coding kit now.