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 »

ICD-10-CM/PCS Myths and Facts

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Confused about ICD-10? Get the facts here: (and HERE in our ICD-10 library) MYTH: ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation planning should be undertaken with the assumption that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will grant an extension beyond the October 1, 2014 compliance date. FACT: All Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)-covered entities must implement the new code sets… Read more »

ICD-10: Who Needs To Be Educated?

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Excerpt taken from McKesson White Paper A McKesson perspective: Preparing for ICD-10-CM/PCS Whether you are a provider of care or a payer that reimburses for care, you already should be preparing your organization for the ICD-10 conversion. You need to educate almost everyone in your organization including: Coders on the expanded code set, medical terminology… Read more »

ICD-10 Basics for Medical Practices (cms.gov)

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The switch to ICD-10 may seem far in the future but don’t let it sneak up on you. Prepare now to avoid panic before the deadline hits! 1. Identify your current systems and work processes that use ICD-9 codes 2. Talk with your practice management system vendor about accommodations for ICD-10 codes 3. Discuss implementation… Read more »

The ICD-10 Training Methods You Can Start Now

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– Brought to you from the Power Your Practice Blog 1. Review and Quiz Keep the quizzes relatively short and pressure-free – some people don’t test well under pressure. The tests are meant to help your staff retain knowledge and allow you to gauge their ICD-10 readiness, not make them experts in a  two-week period. 2. Attend Webinars… Read more »