We just got back from the AHIMA ICD-10 and Computer Assisted Coding Summit, and wanted to share our experience.In the sessions, during social time, and while interacting with attendees, we heard deep and intelligent conversations about the readiness assessment process, education approaches, and implementation strategies. We are pleased that the “wait and see” attitude so prominent last year seems to have shifted to “let’s get this done!”
New Flash - On Tuesday, March 19, 2013, Maria Bounos, Practice Leader from Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, will be co-hosting ICD10monitor’s Talk Ten Tuesday with the infamous Chuck Buck! The subject for this live weekly podcast is: Why ICD-9 Cannot Support Better Healthcare in America.
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Click here to see a replay and/or download the handouts from the Creative Strategies for ICD-10 Education Webinar. Physicians, clinicians, coders and staff, across the enterprise will need to be trained on ICD-10. With tight budgets, how can healthcare organizations afford this?
Click her to see a replay and/or download the handouts from the Solve the Documentation Puzzle for ICD-10-CM and PCS webinar. View this webinar to learn how to respond to the statement “Just tell me what to document.” We’ve cover the types of documentation necessary to assign a diagnostic statement to a specific ICD-10-CM code or to correctly assign an ICD-10-PCS code.
Now that we offer a Student Edition of the Coding Suite, a common question is whether students should stick to paper, or if using companion electronic tools offer any advantages. These are smart questions! Perhaps after the switch to ICD-10, the testing organizations will be more open to electronic books, but in the mean time, let's discuss the interplay between paper-based and electronic codi
Click her to see a replay and/or download the handouts from the Mapping ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM: Lessons Learned webinar. This webinar will highlight activities that support learning ICD-10-CM/PCS. Participants will be introduced to decision trees concept and mapping illustrations for both ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS. The session will describe several methods of discovery for learning experiences with the two classification systems.
If you are attending the 2012 AHIMA ICD-10 Summit don’t miss Louis F Rossiter, PhD, Director Scientific Methods from New Health Analytics and Maria Bounos RN, MPM, CPC-H, Business Development Manager from Wolters Kluwer Law & Business presentation on Predicting Payment Impact of ICD-10 through Analytics.
I always find it fun when we get an extra day in the year. I think you should spend it doing something extraordinary. This year, I had the pleasure of doing just that by attending the Healthcare Provider Executive Roundtable Focusing on Governance, Regulatory, and Risk Management Hot Topics. The event, sponsored by Deloitte and Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, featured a number of experts talking about the future of healthcare delivery in light of regulatory changes including the Healthcare Reform Laws.
The PILOT MS-DRG Grouper is available now in the following MediRegs products: Compliance & Regulation Suite, Audit & Revenue Resource Center and Coding & Revenue Resource Center. On the left-hand navigation pane, under Lookup and Payment Tools, notice 2 different links; the pilot version is marked "ICD-10", and it should be understood that this logic is for testing and predicting. Use the original grouper for current year ICD-9 grouping logic.
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