Featured ICD-10 Articles

  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. Medical Moneyball — What Healthcare Stands To Learn From The Oakland A’s

    With all the talk of Big Data, there are still big questions as to how to most effectively leverage information and data to make a positive impact on healthcare delivery, cost, and outcomes. One health system leader thinks an approach developed by a Major League baseball team might be a game changer.

  5. A Road Map To Accelerating Health IT Value And Innovation

    Health IT is in a state of constant evolution, and it often seems that, for every problem solved, another is created. That’s why it’s vital we stop to assess where the industry stands from time to time, as well as look to the future to determine the best course to take to achieve our collective goals.

  6. 2016 Will Set The Agenda For The Future Of Health IT

    2015 was an incredible year in technology and healthcare; from consumer technology and personalized devices coming to market to the introduction of supercomputers that reduce the time and cost of healthcare data analysis. It’s been great to see how innovation continues to penetrate the medical profession, improving patient services and care. As we look to 2016, there are some areas that we can expect technology to further impact. By Dr. Nick van Terheyden, Chief Medical Officer, Dell

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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 

  10. Top 10 Health IT Trends For 2016

    For the past five years, EHR/MU was selected as the top health IT initiative for the coming year. This year, there’s a new top initiative, and what it is should come as no surprise.