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2014-01-14 08:30:10

National firm works with over 1,100 hospitals NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CodeSmart Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: ITEN), with its subsidiary, The CODESMART(TM) Group, Inc. (collectively, "CODESMART"), a premier ICD-10 education and solutions group that offers CODESMART(TM) UNIVERSITY, its on-line education solution and customizable training solutions, announces today that it engaged CONNEX International, a national consulting firm to the healthcare industry, to develop new...

2014-01-14 08:30:03

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The implementation of ICD-10 on October 1 presents a challenge for private practices, especially those who have still not made preparations for the changeover. Technical difficulties could result in undue financial stress and glitches similar to those that hamstrung the rollout of HealthCare.gov. Health care consulting firm Creative Practice Solutions has monitored the long development of ICD-10 and has offered some actionable suggestions for...

2014-01-07 23:30:00

Med-Certification.com, a provider of medical billing and coding training, now offers resources to transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 A key element of the data foundation of the United States' health care system will undergo a major transformation in 2014. So, what is the Big Deal on ICD-10? The buzz is that it is all troubling and worst case will create chaos. Med-Certification.com has put together an overview of the new system and what to...

2014-01-07 12:28:50

SAGINAW, Mich., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Affiliated Medical Billing, an affiliate of Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants, will host ICD-10-CM training sessions at locations throughout Michigan beginning in January 2014. These sessions have been approved for 4 CEUs by the American Academy of Professional Coders. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130402/DE87260LOGO ) The impact of moving to the ICD-10 code set is substantial. Not only does the new code set...

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...

2013-12-20 12:24:23

Package Provided Onsite or Remotely NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CodeSmart Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: ITEN), with its subsidiary, The CodeSmart(TM) Group, Inc. (collectively, "CodeSmart(TM)"), a premier ICD-10 education and solutions group that offers CODESMART(TM) UNIVERSITY, its on-line education solution and customizable training solutions, announces today that the turn-key, ICD-10 transition package for physician practices can now be offered remotely. CodeSmart(TM)'s...