Richard Averill weighs in on the implementation of ICD-10 and the benefits he's seen so far. "While the transition itself was viewed as disruptive and time-consuming at a time when healthcare organizations already were burdened with additional requirements, nevertheless, many healthcare leaders see the transition as a major milestone in the evolving transformation of our 21stcentury healthcare delivery system..." [ Read the story here ]
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that about 10% of ICD-10 codes submitted are rejected, but only a fraction is due to coding mistakes. "Invalid ICD-10 codes were the basis for rejecting .09 percent of claims, and .17 percent of total claims submitted based on end-to-end testing..." [ Read the story here ]
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]
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