ICD-10 implementation brings with it a host of concerns and relative anxiety to medical practices of all types. Until offices have begun to use the new guidelines, and fully assimilated their reporting and claims processes, there will be a period of uncertainty. Continue reading
ICD-10 Readiness Checklist
Transitioning to ICD-10 is an intimidating process, but it doesn’t have to be. Clear, concise instructions are available through several different resource avenues. To ensure that your practice is ready for the transition, you can utilize the following checklist that outlines readiness tasks. Continue reading
How Will the ICD-10 Changes in Diabetes Codes Affect Endocrinologists?
The ICD-10 coding changes due to begin October 1st, 2015 will bring challenges to the field of Endocrinology and diabetes medical coding specifically. Continue reading
What is the best medical coding training?
As a medical coder, you can work in any part of the health care industry. Though there are a set requirements in terms of education, to be successful as a medical coder specialist. You need to be knowledgeable in medical terminologies, physiology, anatomy and biology. The certificate medical coding training programs usually lasts for one year and available in continuing education centers and community colleges. To be certified one has to pass the exams that are available. Continue reading
Top 10 Funniest ICD-10 Medical Codes
As well all know the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is the standard diagnostic tool for medical coding companies. We use it for coding epidemiology and health management as well as clinical purposes. Continue reading