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2014-04-15 23:05:52

In a letter to CMS Administrator Tavenner, the Coalition for ICD-10, an alliance of hospitals, health plans, professional associations, coding experts, and vendors, calls for establishing October 1, 2015 as the new ICD-10 implementation date. According to the Coalition, further delay in setting a date would be costly and disruptive to the healthcare industry. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The Coalition for ICD-10, a broad-based healthcare industry advocacy group, today called on...

2014-04-15 08:28:31

Results of ICD-10 Attitudes Survey Show Majority of Respondents Wanted to Delay or Cancel the Transition to ICD-10 ATLANTA, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just before the transition to ICD-10 was officially delayed, NueMD conducted a survey of 1,300 healthcare professionals to gauge their attitudes towards ICD-10. The survey, which garnered responses from all 50 states, found that 55 percent of respondents thought the transition to ICD-10 should be delayed or should not happen at...

2014-04-10 23:31:40

Career Step is pleased to announce the launch of several new business-to-business focused products, which provide efficient, self-paced, online training for hospitals, clinics and provider offices. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is pleased to announce the launch of several new business-to-business focused products at the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) National Conference being held...

2014-04-09 23:31:20

In response to the recently announced one year additional delay in implementation of ICD-10, estimated to cost the healthcare industry $1 billion to $6 billion, PMIC, the nation's leading independent publisher of medical coding and compliance books, forms, data sets and software, announced the publication of ICD-9-CM 2015 to protect the reimbursement of physicians and hospitals until ICD-10 is implemented. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 On October 1, 2014, ICD-9-CM, the...

2014-04-09 23:04:55

Provides ICD-10 Roadmap for Industry (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 In response to the recent ICD-10 delay, the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) today announced the April 30th ICD-10 Summit: Developing an Industry Action Plan for ICD-10 Implementation. WEDI has assembled this emergency industry summit to provide an action plan for the industry to continue its progress toward implementation. This interactive summit is designed to give members of the healthcare community the...

2014-04-09 08:29:46

One of the nation's largest health care information networks offers providers comprehensive ICD-10 training WAYNE, Pa. and ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Availity, one of the nation's largest health care information networks, has partnered with Precyse/HealthStream to offer its clients a powerful and unique ICD-10 education program for the physician office/ambulatory market. Precyse and HealthStream have teamed together to offer a unique and comprehensive ICD-10 education...

2014-04-07 08:32:18

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CodeSmart Holdings, Inc. (ITEN), along with its subsidiary, The CODESMART(TM )Group, Inc. (collectively, "CODESMART"), a premier ICD-10 education and solutions group that offers CODESMART(TM) UNIVERSITY, its online education solution and customizable training solutions, announces its plan for the ICD-10 deadline extension to October 1, 2015. The results of the delay will open doors to a wider customer base representing a majority market share...

2014-04-04 23:25:21

Health Care Organizations Encouraged to Continue ICD-10 Plans Chicago (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Care Communications, Inc. a national provider of data quality services in health care, has announced recommendations following the recent passage of the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) Bill that includes a delay in the ICD-10 compliance date. The bill’s ICD-10 provision mandates that the earliest a new compliance date can be set is October 1, 2015. On the Care Communications Blog, Kathy Johnson,...

2014-04-02 23:00:30

There are just over 5 months left until October 1, 2014, and that rapidly shrinking number isn't doing providers any favors as they scramble to meet the deadline for ICD-10. Companies like iMAX Medical Billing are poised to offer assistance with ICD-10 ready systems and expertise. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 There are just over 180 days left until October 1, 2014, and that rapidly shrinking number isn't doing providers any favors as they scramble to meet the deadline...

2014-04-02 16:31:15

Deadline Extension Gives Breathing Room, not a Reprieve NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Senate passage of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (H.R. 4302), which includes a delay until October 2015 for required use of ICD-10-CM/PCS as the coding standard for Medicare reimbursement to healthcare providers, Intelligent Medical Objects, Inc. (IMO) urges its customers, vendor-partners and provider organizations to maintain their commitment to the transition...