The big bang of ICD-10 has happened. Practices should focus on getting reimbursement from third-party payers and clearing up any issues.
Physicians spend significant time managing patients with chronic diseases. Now, under certain conditions, they can be paid for their time.
During these early days of ICD-10 payers are accepting codes that aren't quite as specific as they should be. This won't last forever.
Switching from ICD-9 to ICD-10 was predicted to be calamitous, especially for small practices. But, for many, it wasn't.
Everything seems fine on the surface with ICD-10 thus far, but is there a false sense of security?
Our coding expert discusses coding for medical necessity, TCM/home visits, using modifier 25 with the AWV, and split-bill encounters.
It's all been about successful implementation up to Oct. 1, but soon practices should focus on life after ICD-10 becomes a reality.
The early returns on ICD-10 from payers and a clearinghouse have been positive. Yet, no one is ready to pop the champagne and celebrate quite yet.
Major developments on ICD-10 and meaningful use are just the latest news out of Washington, D.C., affecting physicians and practices.
Are EHRs becoming more end-user friendly? This provider has seen recent proof that this might actually be happening.