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ICD-10, Dual Coding, and Dual Processing

Discussions of ICD-9 and ICD-10 often include mention of the terms dual processing and dual coding. Different people use these terms to mean different things, but in general, dual coding or processing refers to the use of ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes at the same time. So, when can you expect to use dual coding and [...]

ICD-10, Dual Coding, and Dual Processing 2014-07-16T20:34:34+00:00

ICD-10 Update

Article By CMS...... On April 1, 2014, the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA) (Pub. L. No. 113-93) was enacted, which said that the Secretary may not adopt ICD-10 prior toOctober 1, 2015. Accordingly, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services expects to release an interim final rule in the near future [...]

ICD-10 Update 2014-05-01T15:46:00+00:00

The ICD-10 extension: For whatever reaons, Congress did the right thing.

See full article at www.HealthcareITNews.com Did you hear the one about the CMS administrator who was asked what it would take to delay the 2014 ICD-10 implementation deadline? An act of Congress, he smugly replied, according to unverified reports. Good thing he didn’t say an act of God. So, now that CMS has been overruled [...]

The ICD-10 extension: For whatever reaons, Congress did the right thing. 2017-01-20T15:49:08+00:00