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Get Ready for ICD-10

Now is the time to start planning for the ICD-10 medical coding transition. In this webinar, recorded on October 15, 2013, Betty Hovey of AAPC explains the coming changes in medical coding and how your medical practice can start getting everyone prepared starting today.

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Medical providers need to be wary of vendors who sell compliance products. All companies who espouse compliance are not necessarily compliant.

Reviewing the definitions of modifiers first will ensure that applying a modifier goes from a game of chance to a sure thing.

Is there any "primary-care setting" where a resident may bill the office visit without a teaching physician, other than in the primary-care exception?

Whether you are working with off-shore radiologists or your own coding department, using the same language is vital.

Claims are paid based on the CPT code submitted to the payer. The diagnosis code supports medical necessity and tells the payer why the service was performed.

It's important to work with your EHR vendor to ensure ICD-10 compliance in 2015. Here are some of the challenges to address right away.

Sue Bowman of AHIMA discusses how ICD-10 got delayed, the true cost of waiting one year for implementation, and how to get your practice prepared.

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