The ICD-10 compliance date of October 1, 2015 is approaching fast. Make sure you visit the CMS ICD-10 website for the most current information on this important transition. Also make sure your practice is prepared by following the ABCs of ICD-10:
- Assess how ICD-10 will affect your practice and make a plan
- Be sure your systems are ready
- Contact your vendors
As part of assessing how ICD-10 affects your practice, you will need to access ICD-10 codes. You can find codes from a variety of sources, including:
- Coding books (Be sure to check our store; we sell Optum coding books at 15% off and include free shipping).
- CD/DVD and other digital media
- Online – go to cms.gov/ICD10 and select “2016 ICD-10-CM and GEMS” to download 2016 Code Tables and Index
- Practice management systems
- Electronic health record (EHR) products
- Free and low-cost smartphone apps
- CMS ICD-10 Code Lookup
- Coding Conversion Tool
Be sure to also check out this complimentary webinar addressing post-ICD-10 transition issues.
Evaluate the Impact of ICD-10 Registration Information
October 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT
ICD-10 has now been live for 22 days. Join ZirMed for some helpful tips and tricks to effectively evaluate the impact of ICD-10 on your organization.
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