ICD-10 Preparation: 3 Tips for Early 2015

With the ICD-10 transition on the horizon, medical practices need to start preparing. Here are three tips to start with when the calendar flips to 2015.

Stop us if you've heard this one: The transition to the ICD-10 code set is coming in October.

Derailed once by Congress, CMS is moving full speed ahead in moving from ICD-9 to its successor on Oct. 1, 2015.  For medical practices - both those that had prepared and those that hadn't - the earlier efforts to implement ICD-10 codes begin, the better, say many experts.

In this video, Robert M. Tennant, senior policy advisor for the Medical Group Management Association's Government Affairs Office, gives three key strategies to get your planning up and running in 2015.