41 days until ICD-10 -- Managing Performance on October 1
ICD10: Managing Performance on October 1
Physicians are trained. Coders are trained. Systems are tested. This means we’re ready, right? Think again. Due diligence exercises like training and testing are critical parts of the ICD10 readiness effort. However, they occur within the safety of our current environment where claims are being paid in a timely manner, and staff is working productively. In reality, medical documentation, coding and billing processes still need substantial focus to help mitigate declines in performance due to increased denials, rejections, re-work and payment delays after October 1, 2015.
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