ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS

Coding Guidelines for ICD-10 Codes – Part 1

The rules of coding for ICD-10 have been established in cooperation by the American Hospital Association (AHA), the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Center for Health... read more

Unusual Examples of ICD-10 Codes

Clinicians preparing and training for implementation of the ICD-10 code set have encountered some unusual results. In an effort to be more specific, eliminate waste, reduce fraud and save money, the ICD-10 codes are very specific, sometimes to the point of being... read more

A Physical Therapy Documentation and ICD-10 Code Preview

Coding with ICD-10 will offer some interesting experiences for clinicians. Practitioners must keep in mind that they need to bill at the highest level whenever possible. That means taking extra time if necessary to track down the correct codes for optimal billing.... read more

ICD-10 Codes: What Are They?

On October 1, 2014, ICD-10 codes will officially be implemented. Adjusting from old to new medical codes can be very frustrating without a physical therapy software to rely on. Nitin Chhoda explains how switching to electronic medical records will make the transition... read more

The ICD-10 Preparation Timeline for Your Practice

Back in 2013, many clinicians breathed a sigh of relief when the Department of Health and Human Services delayed implementation of ICD-10 codes until Oct. 1, 2014. That deadline is almost upon us and now is the time to establish a timeline that provides sufficient... read more

Reverse Engineering ICD-10 Preparation

The transition to ICD-10 codes will impact a host of office systems and software, along with the human element of practices. Several articles and checklists are available online with advice and suggestions on how to prepare for implementation of the new codes, but the... read more
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