The implementation of ICD-10’s 140,000 new codes seems to be overwhelming for some. With mistakes in the coding submissions to CMS, it is not a surprise that some patients have been overcharged and sometimes drastically raising medical bills. “This year, the University of Illinois at Chicago overlooked 24,000 clinical ER encounters and found that one-fourth of them were incorrectly coded due to flawed CMS recommendations…” [ Read the story here]
ICD-10 Hikes Medical Bills?
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