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  1. ICD-10 Glitch Causes CMS To Relax Payment Penalties

    Massive ICD-10 code update is responsible for clogging system and leading to reporting problems. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. CMS To End Flexibility Concessions For ICD-10

    Concessions granted in implementation of ICD-10 to be eliminated on October 1, 2016. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. CDC Ends Freeze On New ICD-10 Codes

    A total of 1,900 codes and 3,651 hospital inpatient procedure codes will be added for fiscal year 2017. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. 79% Of Organizations Report Successful ICD-10 Transition

    According to a survey conducted by KPMG, 79 percent of responding organizations reported a successful ICD-10 transition since the October 1 switch. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. Hospital Productivity Suffers Post ICD-10

    According to one coding company’s report, hospital productivity dropped during the initial transition to ICD-10. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. Few ICD-10 Claims Denied Due To Coding Errors

    According to CMS, while about 10 percent of claims submitted since the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 have been rejected, few have been denied due to coding errors. By Katie Wike, contributing writer 

  7. ICD-10: The First Roundup

    The ICD-10 deadline has come and gone and the healthcare industry is left assessing which predictions were right, which were wrong, and what impact the new coding system is actually having. We’ve put together this collection of updates to give you a clearer picture of the biggest news around ICD-10. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  8. Most Healthcare Groups Not Prepared For ICD-10

    Fifty-seven percent of healthcare groups told Porter Research and Navicure they are not on track to be ready for the transition to ICD-10. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  9. 90 Percent Of Texas Physicians Lack Confidence In ICD-10

    A Texas Medical Association survey found only 10 percent of physicians in the state report being confident in the upcoming switch to ICD-10. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  10. MLN Connects National Provider Call Helps With ICD-10 Countdown

    The conference call will provide updates, guidance, and tips for making the ICD-10 transition easier. By Christine Kern, contributing writer