The Impact Of Transitioning To ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes

The impact of ICD-10 and the ever-mounting expectations from ICD-10 codes are a hot topic at present. With the procedure codes increasing from 18,000 codes under ICD-9 to more than 141,000 codes under ICD-10, handling the information will be a challenge. Unveiling a gamut of information on diagnosis codes as well its consequences on physicians and coders; healthcare industry is abuzz with the preparation of upcoming ICD-10 codes

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Come October, 1, 2014, and the assessment of ICD-10 codes will become one overwhelming process. But the analysis of the ICD-10 and diagnosis codes should not be a frightening process. Although, it is true that CPT/HCPCS codes will continue to rule as a benchmark for outpatient procedures, the providers will have to include the ICD-10 codes as an important and essential mandate inclusive in their claims to receive the correct reimbursement from the subsequent payers. Hence, it is of prime importance for the providers to "brace, perfect and protect" themselves from the future rollout of ICD-10 codes.

But, there are numerous unknown aspects of ICD-10. Moving from ICD-9 to ICD-10 can prove to be a disaster for some unprepared providers. Providers who carefully present the clinical documentation, rectify coding shortfalls and are prepared to adjust to ICD-10 can expect fruitful results. 

Providers are resorting to online and offline tutorials to prepare for ICD-10 codes. Now, they can advance themselves for the upcoming ICD-10 codes with the help from AudioEducator experts Harriett Wall and Deana Harper to strategise for engaging physicians in documentation specificity needed for ICD-10 in this power-packed 60-minute live audio conference.

The Financial Impact of ICD-10: Winners and Losers

Harriett Wall and Deana Harper, will guide you towards the preparation of ICD-10 codes in this 60-minute live audio conference – "The Financial Impact of ICD-10: Winners and Losers "on Tuesday, October 8, 2013, which is designed to challenge executives with the full magnitude of the changes required by ICD-10.  In this informative session, you will get to identify problems and come up with their quick-fix solutions. You will also grasp importance of including physicians in the documentation specificity as a mandate from ICD-10.  Attendees will profit from the "early adopter" perception into the use of Computer Assisted Coding Technology (CAC) with its challenges and benefits.

Take a look at the topics covered:

  • Benefit from the gravity of the ICD-10 changes, with its diagnostic and procedure codes increasing from 18,000 codes under ICD-9 to more than 141,000 codes under ICD-10
  • Know about the "winners" and "losers" across a broad spectrum of areas including Inpatient, Emergency, Obstetrics, and Behavioural Health
  • Comprehend how and why clinical documentation education focused on ICD-10 is essential, even for institutions with well-functioning clinical documentation integrity programs
  • Understand the significance of engaging and education physicians
  • Learn the benefits and limitations of implementing technology options, such as Computer Assisted Coding (CAC)

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