HEALTHCARE PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

The New Challenges with the ICD-10 Rules

(What’s Going to be Toughest to Learn – External Causes) Remembering some of the changes that will take place as a result of the transition to ICD-10 will come quickly, but documentation requirements are a major issue for clinicians. The greater specificity of... read more

HIPAA Electronic Transaction Standards with ICD-10

(Do You Need to Maintain Both Code Sets in Your Practice – Yes) Even though everyone will be using ICD-10 codes after Oct. 1, 2014 if they want to get paid, clinicians won’t quite be finished with ICD-9. Patient records prior to ICD-10 implementation must be... read more

The 10 Advantages of ICD-10 Over ICD-9

With the transition from the International Classification of Diseases (ICD)-9 to ICD-10 set to take effect on Oct. 1, 2014, it’s time to look at the advantages of ICDE-10 compared to the old system. ICD-10 provides 68,000 diagnostic codes and creates a new... read more

Healthcare Insurance and its Effects in the New Economy

Nitin Chhoda discusses the current status of healthcare insurance in the country and how practice management, patients, as well as the insurance companies deal with the situation. Healthcare is a complicated and convoluted process in the U.S. that involves patients,... read more