ICD-10 and Your Practice

June 14, 2011

The transition to ICD-10 is a big one, so training your staff to understand and use the codes will take some time. In this podcast, Rhonda Buckholtz, vice president of ICD-10 training and education for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), offers some insight into this transition.

The transition to ICD-10 is a big one, so training your staff to understand and use the codes will take some time. And practices need to get started soon, as CMS expects healthcare organizations to begin using Version 5010 of the Electronic Data Transactions standard, which allows healthcare organizations to transmit the new codes, no later than January 1, 2012.

In this podcast, Rhonda Buckholtz, vice president of ICD-10 training and education for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and a seasoned coder and coding educator, answers three of the most important questions practices have about the new codes.