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2014-01-06 23:25:20

Flash Code Solutions, LLC, a major supplier of sophisticated electronic coding and compliance solutions to the health care industry, has released Flash Code Next Generation Featuring ICD-10 Smart Search. Flash Code with ICD-10 Smart Search makes the transition to ICD-10 easy for health care providers and payers. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Under HIPAA regulations, every health care provider must use the ICD-10 coding system for all medical services and procedures performed on...

2014-01-06 23:02:48

With the U.S. healthcare systems implementation of ICD-10 less than a year away, the time is now to begin training for a rewarding, stable career in healthcare. Shrewsbury, MA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Whether an individual is in the process of choosing their first profession or looking to change career paths, one should consider pursuing a career in medical billing and coding. Working as a medical coder is a way to contribute to the health care field without years of training or being...

2014-01-06 08:25:01

Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) finally becomes the law of the land on New Year's Day. At least, 2.1 million Americans have already signed up for insurance plans, but the question is -are you ready for this humongous change? DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The controversial Affordable Care Act is now in full effect and it guarantees access to health coverage to Americans, whether they're young or old, sick or healthy. Most practices are still scratching their heads when...

2013-12-30 23:24:07

Jvion—a healthcare technology company providing solutions to reduce clinical and financial waste—recently released their latest whitepaper, “Measure Twice, Cut Once: 5 Biggest Lessons in ICD-10 Documentation Success.” Based on years of experience with ICD-10 risk and analytics, the resource provides the critical steps every provider must take to understand and mitigate ICD-10 documentation impacts and risks. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Atlanta-based Jvion—a healthcare...

2013-12-30 08:25:21

With the procedure codes increasing from 17,000 codes under ICD-9 to more than 141,000 codes under ICD-10, mastering the coding transition will be a Herculean task. It's about time to start piecing the ICD-10 puzzle together, as only 9 months are left, and the learning curve is steep. DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- October 1, 2014 is the deadline for implementing the ICD-10 coding, according to the U.S Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services (CMS). The transition from...

2013-12-19 23:01:19

WEDI Leverages Public and Private Partnerships for ICD-10 Success Reston, VA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), a leading authority on the use of Health IT to improve healthcare information exchange, is partnering with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other public and private organizations to develop an ICD-10 Implementation Success Initiative. The goal of this initiative is to ensure a successful ICD-10 implementation...

2013-12-11 23:03:49

Clinithink receives Mediwales 2013 Innovation Judges' Award Bridgend, UK (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Clinithink, a world-leader in clinical natural language processing (CNLP) technology, today announced that it received the 2013 MediWales Innovation Judges’ Award. The Judges’ Award recognises the development of innovative technology and outstanding contribution to the Life Science Sector. Clinithink received this award for the significant success they have achieved in the US...

2013-12-06 23:22:17

Career Step Physician Advisor Stephen Spain, MD, CPC, will be joining the ICD10monitor editorial board and contributing an article each month. Provo, UT (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is pleased to announce that Stephen Spain, MD, CPC—Career Step’s physician advisor—will be joining the ICD10monitor editorial board. Career Step is currently a Silver Sponsor of ICD10monitor, which is an online news and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.