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ICD-10


December 8, 2011  4:05 PM

ICD-10 resources for small provider practices

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
AHIMA, CMS, ICD-10, ICD-10 conversion

The transition to ICD-10 codes is one of several major health IT initiatives being tackled by hospitals and providers in the U.S. Finding the resources to handle this project is a challenge for large...

October 12, 2011  11:18 AM

AHIMA 2011’s greatest hits: ICD-10 implementation, and ICD-11

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
AHIMA, ICD-10, ICD-11

Salt Lake City is an interesting place; I'm glad I went to the American Health Information Managers Association (AHIMA) 83rd Convention and Exhibit. The architecture was stunning as advertised, and granted our staffers were only there three days, but rumors that it's an unbearably...


October 25, 2010  12:33 PM

Why the switch to ICD-10 will be worth it

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
hhs, ICD-10

Medical coders around the U.S. dread the switch to the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10), which, according to a Department of...


October 4, 2010  8:59 AM

ICD-10 code freeze to offer a brief reprieve

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
CMS, HIMSS, ICD-10

Last month the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a freeze on the code for ICD-9 and ICD-10. After the annual code update scheduled for Oct. 1, 2011, the next regular...


March 17, 2010  2:03 PM

SNOMED: Privately owned public standard

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
ICD-10, ICD-10-CM, ICD-9, ICD-9-CM, PDF, SNOMED, SNOMED CT

In researching a story about how U.S. health care providers will be comingling the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) insurance billing codes with the SNOMED CT (Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine -- Clinical Terms) databases in time for...


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