The compliance date for implementation of the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition, Clinical Modification/Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-CM/PCS) is October 1, 2013 for all covered entities.
This new classification system is intended to provide significant improvements through greater detailed information and the ability to capture additional advancements in clinical medicine. The current system, ICD-9-CM, is 30 years old [...]
Join us tomorrow at 11am EST for a revenue cycle management webinar. At the event, we will provide an overview of how our services cure administrative costs by applying innovative, creative and flexible technology solutions. Here are some of the areas that will be covered:
Eligibility Verification. Whether you’re performing verification individually or by batch, we can help reduce [...]
The federal government intends to implement a basic level of initial 2011 criteria for meaningful use of electronic health records systems to determine who will receive Medicare and Medicaid incentives under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The meaningful use criteria then will get tougher in 2013 and 2015.
That’s the word from David Hunt, M.D., [...]
According to Modern Healthcare, the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) is adopting a two-tier system of testing and certifying IT systems.
In a conference call with vendors and developers of health IT systems Thursday, CCHIT Chairman Mark Leavitt announced the not-for-profit organization’s new testing program, as the group readies itself for the new realities of [...]