Some ICD-10 Insight

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At this point, it’s a good idea to conduct one last check to re-confirm if your payers will be ready to accept ICD-10 codes on 10/1, your respective clearinghouse testing has been completed, the physicians and staff in your group are comfortable with the new code set, and your medical software is ready.  If you… Read more »

Clarifying Questions and Answers Related to the July 6, 2015 CMS/AMA Joint Announcement and Guidance Regarding ICD-10 Flexibilities – UPDATE

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As circulated by CMS on 7/31/15: On July 6, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA) released a joint statement about their efforts to help the provider community get ready for ICD-10. This statement included guidance from CMS that allows for flexibility in the claims auditing and… Read more »

Lytec® 2015 is ICD-10 ready, are you?

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Waiting until October 1 could cause significant loss in productivity and revenue Lytec 2015 can help you spend less time on administrative tasks and more time focusing on your patient. Lytec’s new Patient Intake Mobile application for iPad® and Android™automates the entire information-gathering process – giving you the ability to save valuable time and money…. Read more »

ICD-10 Compliance Date October 1, 2015

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Reminder: the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a rule finalizing Oct. 1, 2015 as the new compliance date for health care providers, health plans, and health care clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10, the tenth revision of the International Classification of Diseases. This deadline allows providers, insurance companies and others in the… Read more »

Why EHR/EMR Usage Rose 21% in 2013

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If you run a small medical practice, you may be skeptical of the move to Electronic Health Records/Electronic Medical Records. You might think there’s a lot of hype around the topic of Meaningful Use and going digital. If you are still using paper records and limited software to run your office, asking your IT support… Read more »

No More Delays for ICD-10

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No delays for ICD-10, says Tavenner at HIMSS 2014 Originally posted by: Daniel R. Verdon, Medical Economics There will be no more delays to the October 1 deadline to implement the International Classification of Diseases-10th revision (ICD-10) coding system. That was the message from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner during Thursday’s keynote… Read more »

ICD-10 in 2014

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February 6, 2014: From the CMS Newsletter With less than one year to go until the October 1, 2014, ICD-10 compliance date, now is the time to assess your progress. CMS continues to work with health care organizations to develop and distribute a variety of resources to help you with your ICD-10 planning and preparation…. Read more »

MediPro, Inc. Offers Attendance to McKesson Hosted ICD-10 Webinar

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Kennesaw, GA— MediPro, Inc. is offering clients who purchase Lytec 2014 an opportunity to attend a virtual ICD-10 Best Practices and Readiness seminar. There are approximately 17,000 codes with ICD-9. Comparatively, there will be about 140,000 codes with the implementation of ICD-10 and will take a physician’s office 70 to 80 hours of training to… Read more »