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Debunking three ICD-10 myths

As we move toward the October 2015 compliance deadline for ICD-10, the Journal of AHIMA has tackled three misconceptions about the new coding system. ICD-9 isn’t so bad. In reality, ICD-9 is obsolete, and the longer it is in use, the more the quality of health-care data will decline, leading to faulty decisions based on […]

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Final rule sets ICD-10 compliance deadline in stone

The Department of Health and Human Services has set the final deadline for health-care organizations to transition to ICD-10, and it’s just 14 months away—on October 1, 2015. ICD-10 is designed to provide better patient care, disease management, and quality measurement—especially for patients under the care of multiple providers. It replaces ICD-9, whose limited structural […]

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