Glitches in ICD-10 implementation
October 15, 2015

4 Glaring Glitches in ICD-10 Implementation

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The first two weeks of ICD-10 implementation has thrown up lot more questions than expected. Despite years of preparation, most healthcare practices are still lagging behind with regard to ICD-10 preparedness. Furthermore, sudden and unexpected glitches is making ICD-10 implementation anything but seamless. Experts apprehend that lot more glitches may emerge as we move into the third and fourth week of October. With this in mind let’s take a look at some of the most glaring disruptions that

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using ICD 9 codes post oct deadline
October 8, 2015

Why Healthcare Practices Will Still Use ICD-9 Codes Post Oct 1st Deadline

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While the day of reckoning has arrived, and all medical service providers have promptly embraced ICD-10 codes, the question that comes to the fore is what happens to ICD-9 codes now. Well, you must be thinking it is now a matter of past.  But ICD-9 is anything but dead and buried. This coding system will still have a place in US healthcare post the October 1st deadline. Yes, as per CMS every healthcare entity that is covered by the HIPPA act of 1996 must adhere to the new ICD-10 stan

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Healthcare claim rejected
September 30, 2015

5 Things You Should Do When Your Healthcare Claim is ‘Rejected’

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Few things can be as frightening as learning that your health insurance company won't pay for medical expenses. And when you come to know about this at the eleventh hour, you will live through a nightmare. If you are unlucky, you may get caught in the sinking hole into medical debt, and if it does happen, remember the law offers a way out. Yes, until recently, the rules governing when, why and how you could appeal to an insurance company's decision to deny payment on a claim, were all over th

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