Software has been enhanced to support the ICD10 codes. In an effort to ensure that our clients have sufficient time to plan and implement the needed changes to support ICD-10, the software has been enhanced to handle the ICD10 coding.
•March 31, 2013: Internal impact assessment: Determine how ICD-10 codes will affect your organization.
•May 31, 2013: External impact assessment: Understand how ICD-10 implementation will affect your payers, vendors and other partners. How will you need to support their compliance?
•May 31, 2013: Baseline budget formulation: Figure out how much the ICD-10 transition will cost.
•Through June 31, 2013: Education: Raise ICD-10 awareness requirements and formal training for key personnel.
•Dec. 31, 2013: Business process changes: Upgrade systems, procedures and technologies.
•March 31, 2014: Internal testing and validation: ICD-10 codes must work in your organization
•Sept. 30, 2014: External testing and validation: Test transactions and medical claims with your partners.
CMS Implementation Guide //www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/ICD10/downloads/ICD10SmallandMediumPractices508.pdf
CMS ICD-10 Transition Basics //www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/ICD10/Downloads/ICD10FAQs.pdf
Healthcare IT News ICD10Watch //www.icd10watch.com/category/blogtags/cms-0