MEDICAL BILLING

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

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

Preparing to Weather the Storm of ICD-10

There’s much to do before the mandatory transition to ICD-10 codes and little time to accomplish a mountain of tasks. Much of the ICD-10 code preparation plan enacted by clinicians will depend upon the size of their practice. The deadline is Oct. 1, 2014 for the... read more