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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...

2014-03-28 23:28:31

Career Step has released a new video highlighting the national need for well-trained medical coders and billers as well as current industry employment trends. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Career Step, an online school providing career-focused education, has released a new video that explores the rapidly increasing shortage of well-trained and qualified medical coders and billers as well as industry trends, the strong job market, and a few of the advancement opportunities in this...

2014-03-27 23:29:08

With the ICD-10 compliance deadline only seven months away, many providers are looking for ways to oversee and report on their performance once they are live with the new code set. In a recent report, Jvion provided guidance on managing and monitoring ICD-10 data to enable the greater analytic power promised by the move to ICD-10. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Now that CMS has held firm on the October 1, 2014 ICD-10 compliance deadline, providers are starting to think critically...

2014-03-25 23:35:14

HCS, a leading provider of clinical and financial healthcare information systems to more than 4,500 active client locations, today announced that all Interactant™ modules meet the current ICD-10 standards, more than six months ahead of the U.S. federal government deadline. Wall Township, NJ (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 HCS, a leading provider of clinical and financial healthcare information systems to more than 4,500 active client locations, today announced that all Interactant™ modules...

2014-03-25 23:35:08

As we move well into 2014, there are some upcoming mandates that could greatly impact your medical organizations collections: ICD-10 and EMR. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 As we move well into 2014, there are some upcoming mandates that could greatly impact your medical organizations collections: ICD-10 and EMR. In October of 2014, the method for healthcare providers reporting diseases will be changed for ICD-9 to ICD10. This will be the largest change to the healthcare industry in...

2014-03-25 23:32:07

Work to address ICD-10’s financial impact has focused primarily on inpatient settings leaving gaps in risk related to professional fee reimbursements. Jvion—the leader in ICD-10 analytics—recently released guidance on the importance of understanding and addressing ICD-10’s potential repercussions for this significant and critical portion of provider revenues. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 With the ICD-10 compliance deadline looming, many providers are kicking their programs...

2014-03-19 23:32:09

New Add-on Tools Ease Facility Coding Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 AAPC (http://www.aapc.com), the leader in advancing the business of healthcare, is introducing new, add-on facility coding features to its online code lookup tool: AAPC Coder – an all-inclusive search engine for CPT®, ICD-9-CM, ICD-10, and HCPCS Level II medical codes. New access to the ICD-9 and HCPCS Coding Clinic, Facility Coder, and DRG Coder allow more accuracy and access for facility coders....

2014-03-13 23:23:40

pMD transitions each of its new customers to ICD-10 as part of the setup process. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 pMD, the leader in mobile charge capture and physician communication, announced further developments to its ICD-10 solution that will allow all new customers to be ICD-10 compliant from their first day of implementation. Additionally, all existing pMD customers will benefit from enhanced ICD-10 functionality to make the transition to the new coding system seamless....


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