Archive for September 18th, 2012

September 18, 2012

More ICD-10 education available

CMS, through Medscape Education, has released two ICD-10 video lectures and an expert article providing practical guidance for the ICD-10 transition. The video lectures are specifically for physicians, while the article covers more general topics for all health care providers.

The modules are free!!

The videos, ICD-10: A Guide for Small and Medium Practices and ICD-10: A Guide for Large Practices, feature

  • Global differences between ICD-9 and ICD-10
  • How ICD-10 will have different impacts on practices of different sizes
  • Basic transition planning steps and resources

In the article Transition to ICD-10: Getting Started, covers documentation improvements, the coder-clinician relationship, training, working with vendors and payers, search tools, and resources.