Ten-Step Process Road Map to ICD-10
Healthcare Executive Insight
[Contributed article authored by PatientKeeper co-founder Sally Buta]
Nobody in the U.S. healthcare industry can claim to be taken by surprise by ICD-10. By the time it becomes required in the U.S. in October 2014, ICD-10 will have been used worldwide for more than 20 years.
Beyond the CMS mandate, there are compelling practical reasons to to embrace ICD-10. And its implementation can serve as the catalyst for many positive business process changes at healthcare provider organizations, including in the areas of physician charge capture and documentation.